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North Country to get more NY economic development funding

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•Town of Lake George Green Gateway Improvements: $544,500. The Town of Lake George Gateway Improvement Project will use GIGP funding to combine Complete Streets design with green infrastructure practices such as porous pavement, bioretention, and stormwater street trees to improve water quality, pedestrian safety, and walkability, a gateway to the Lake George Region.

•Hamilton County Broadband Phase II: $1,700,000. The project will invest $2.1 million in broadband connectivity to most hamlets in the county, where none previously existed.

•Adirondack Mountain Club Heart Lake Program Center Upgrades: $221,073. The Adirondack Mountain Club will renovate and upgrade the High Peaks Information Center facility, including construction of an additional campground loop at the ADK Wilderness Campground with both tent sites and lean-tos, and include related infrastructure such as a well, washhouse and septic. This portal to the Adirondack Park’s most popular public lands is the gateway for approximately 75,000 visitors annually and includes the busiest hiking trailhead in New York State.

•Ames Goldsmith Corp High Nitrate Demonstration Project: $465,000. A one half mile direct pipeline from the Ames Goldsmith Corp. facility to the City of Glens Falls Wastewater Treatment Plant will be constructed. The project will connect Ames Goldsmith with secondary tanks at the city's waste water treatment plant.

•Glens Falls Industrial Development Agency Hudson Avenue Parking Structure to Support Downtown Revitalization: $500,000. The Glens Falls Industrial Development Agency will assist in the construction of a 400-500 car parking garage that will complement a proposed $24 million mixed use development in the city center.

•Village of Hudson Falls Neighborhood Water Service Line Replacement Program: $570,000. The Village of Hudson Falls will replace 2,520 linear feet of severely deteriorated and undersized waterlines, including lateral connection replacement for up to six low-and moderate income households.

•Village of Rouses Point Implementation of Essex and Clinton Counties Waterfront Plan: Advancing Key Clinton County Tourism Development Projects: $700,000. The Village of Rouses Point, in cooperation with waterfront communities in Clinton County, will advance projects from the Essex and Clinton Counties Waterfront Plan and other community plans. Projects include a visitor center and museum at the Delaware and Hudson Railway Station in Rouses Point; a community vision and action plan for the Town of Champlain; a feasibility and market analyses for redevelopment of key sites in the Rouses Point downtown; and advancement of ongoing local projects.

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