More State Funds Flow Into Oswego County

Other funding from the the New York State Regional Economic Development Council awards announced today includes:

City of Fulton Multi-Use Trail Feasibility Study and Draft Local Waterfront Revitalization Program Update.

The city of Fulton will prepare a feasibility study for the development of eight multi-use trail segments that will complement the existing trail network and update the city’s draft LWRP to reflect current conditions and propose new projects.

County of Oswego, Oswego River Public Access Area
Oswego County will convert a vacant riverside parcel located in the city of Oswego into a public access area to the Oswego River. The site will include a launch for car top boats, a parking area, and approximately 800 linear feet of paved accessible trail down a steep bank to the river side. The new public waterfront site will accommodate fishing and other passive recreation activities.

H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego Artistic Workforce Expansion
H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego will expand its curator position to chief curator to play an enhanced role in educational development, exhibit research and design, restoration and planning, which will lead to the institution becoming chartered as the only U.S. maritime institution on Lake Ontario.

Operation Oswego County, Inc., Mitchell St. Expansion
Operation Oswego County, Inc., will expand and improve a manufacturing facility in the Lake Ontario Industrial Park in Oswego, Oswego County, to benefit the building tenant, Northland Filter International. The project will include construction of new office space, conversion of existing offices back to manufacturing, and addition of a mezzanine, allowing the company to purchase two new production lines and remain in NYS.

The Research Foundation for SUNY (Oswego) Glidden Oswego Renaissance Association NYS Parks Grant 2016
Fitzhugh Park renewal engages the community to create an inviting park with pathways through native landscapes, playgrounds, exercise and gathering spaces. The project has 4 components: 1) Repurpose basketball courts into multi-use sport courts and improving a grass playfield; 2) playground expansion for teens, children, and preschoolers; 3) a water play area; and 4) seating, pathways and landscaping to create an inviting community space.

Town of Oswego Route 104 Sewer Study
The town of Oswego will engage a consultant to conduct a study to identify the feasibility of providing municipal wastewater system for residents and businesses along the NYS Route 104 corridor.

Town of Richland Haldane Center Improvement
The town of Richland is seeking funds for the Haldane Center Improvement Project to increase use of the facility; attract new users; improve access to recreational opportunities; expand educational opportunities; decrease energy consumption; and reduce operation costs. It includes work at the Haldane Memorial Arena, construction of a pavilion, resurfacing the 1-mile walking trail, installing fencing and workout stations, and the expansion of educational signage throughout the property.

Village of Phoenix Water and Sewer Improvements
Funds will be used to install new water lines, storm sewers, and sanitary sewers.