Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and Community Development Director Nicole Andersen have announced that nine municipalities will receive a total of more than $1 million through the 2020 Community Development Block Grant.
These awards will enable communities to address local needs by pursuing a variety of infrastructure, ADA accessibility and community development projects.
“The County continues to partner with municipalities to ensure they can access the most effective resources, including federal grant programs,” Neuhaus said. “Through our Office of Community Development, we develop these meaningful partnerships and pursue high-impact projects that will better the lives of Orange County residents. Today’s Community Development Block Grants will help committed local leaders across the County improve drainage and roads, sewer, water and fire hydrant systems, and ensure access to public facilities for everyone.”
The Community Development Block Grant program enables local governments to undertake a variety of projects intended to create suitable living environments and generate economic opportunities principally for people with low to moderate income. CDBG funds are allocated annually to Orange County through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and administered by the Orange County Office of Community Development.
The 2020 Community Development Block Grant awards:
Village of Maybrook: Sanitary Sewer Lining Installment, $85,000
Town of Monroe: Town Hall Entrance ADA Improvements, $85,000
Town of Newburgh: Roseton Hills Sewer District Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements, $195,000
Village of South Blooming Grove: Merriewold/Lake Shore Stormwater Improvements, $90,000
Town of Wallkill: Patio Road drainage and pavement improvements, $85,000
Town of Warwick: Winslow Therapeutic Day Program for Adults with Disabilities, $25,000
Village of Warwick: ADA walkway construction in Stanley-Deming Park, $50,000
Town of Waywayanda: Robinn Meadows Water Treatment Facility upgrades, $350,000
Village of Woodbury: Replacement of fire hydrants, $50,000