NYS Investment in
New York State recently announced several awards to projects in Chemung County totaling $14,215,000.
---Stamped Fittings LLC received $1,010,000 from Empire State Development (ESD) to construct a new state of the art facility located in Big Flats Airport Corporate Park.
---Horseheads Real Property, LLC was awarded $2,000,000 from ESD to expand its warehousing and distribution capacity in the Village of Horseheads.
---The Town of Elmira also received a $30,000 award from ESD to help prepare a land use plan and economic development strategy.
---Chemung County received a $10,000,000 grant from the Department of Environmental Conservation's Water Quality Improvement Program (WQIP) to help with the Chemung County Sewer District's wastewater treatment plant consolidation project.
---The Town of Southport also received $1,040,000 from WQIP to help extend sanitary sewer lines to Fairway and Phoenix Avenues, replacing on-lot septic systems that don't meet Department of Health standards.
---Chemung County received a Local Waterfront Revitalization Program award for $85,000 to help improve the Chemung River Waterfront in the City of Elmira. The plan will identify opportunities to address waterfront connectivity, climate change resilience, and economic development.
---The Town of Big Flats received $50,000 from the NYS Community Development Block Grant Program to complete its water infrastructure extension study to areas of the community that are underserved.