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State Doesn’t Approve

Decompression Station

$3.9 Million Awarded County In 16 CFA Grants
State Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, confers with Cooperstown Mayor Ellen Tillapaugh Kuch after Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the CFA grants this morning at The Egg in Albany. (Jeff Bishop photo)

The Cuomo Administration today announced its 2018 CFAs – the state’s economic development grants – and $3.5 million for a controversial gas decompression station in Oneonta’s Pony Farm commerce park wasn’t on the list.

Otsego County entities did receive 16 grants totalling $3.9 million.

The largest grant, $950,000, went to Ruby Lake Glass, an affiliate of Andella Products, the glass recylcer in Richfield Springs.

The City of Oneonta received $200,000 for microenterprise assistance to start-up businesses, and $631,000 to improvements for Upper Reservoir Improvements, plus $420,000 to begin upgrading Huntington Memorial Library’s park.

The Village of Cooperstown received $269,500 to replace the leaky skylights in the ballroom at 22 Main, and $22,500 for a walking pier at Lakefront Park.




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