$6.5 Million Awarded In Regional Grants
Otsego, Deleware and Chenango Counties will be receiving just over $6.5 million of grants from the New York State Regional Economic Development Competition. In Otsego County just over $3.8 million was awarded with $1 million to Cooperstown for Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades and $600,000 for Glimmerglass Festival Capital Improvements. Delaware County projects received $2.2 million with $700,000 to ACCO Brands for a plant expansion and just under $600,000 to the Town of Hancock for East Branch Water District Improvements. In Chenango County $500,000 was awarded for the Norwich Hotel Project. This was the seventh round of funding through the Regional Economic Development Council Initiative started in 2011.