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File #: ID-4448    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/29/2022 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 4/21/2022 Final action: 4/21/2022
Enactment date: 4/21/2022 Enactment #: 152-22
Title: RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY THE PLANNING, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, REAL PROPERTY, CAPITAL PLANNING & BUDGETING COMMITTEE TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TO APPLY FOR A 2022 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM GRANT THROUGH THE NEW YORK STATE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM WHEREAS, New York State's Office of Community Renewal, through its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Economic Development program, provides grants to communities that wish to sponsor economic development activities that create or retain high quality, full-time jobs that are well paying and provide benefits and training to low- and moderate-income persons; and WHEREAS, Sullivan County has served as a municipal sponsor for CDBG Economic Development and CDBG Small Business grants in the past, with the Division of Planning and Community Development providing administration services; and WHEREAS, program applications are accepted on a rolling basis; and WHEREAS, the Sticket...
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RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY THE PLANNING, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, REAL PROPERTY, CAPITAL PLANNING & BUDGETING COMMITTEE TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TO APPLY FOR A 2022 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM GRANT THROUGH THE NEW YORK STATE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM

WHEREAS, New York State's Office of Community Renewal, through its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Economic Development program, provides grants to communities that wish to sponsor economic development activities that create or retain high quality, full-time jobs that are well paying and provide benefits and training to low- and moderate-income persons; and
WHEREAS, Sullivan County has served as a municipal sponsor for CDBG Economic Development and CDBG Small Business grants in the past, with the Division of Planning and Community Development providing administration services; and
WHEREAS, program applications are accepted on a rolling basis; and
WHEREAS, the Stickett Inn in the center of the Town of Highland's hamlet of Barryville seeks to expand the hospitality services it provides through the acquisition and redevelopment of three additional businesses that will include the Barryville Oasis gas, EV charging station, convenience store and tap room; The Grotto inn and lounge; and the new River Inn and Spa; and
WHEREAS, together the expansion project will be known as the Barryville Oasis; and
WHEREAS, the Barryville Oasis project will create at least four new full time jobs, making it eligible for a $100,000 in CDBG Small Business grant; and
WHEREAS, the Barryville Oasis project would support multiple County development objectives including hamlet center revitalization, economic development and growth of the County's tourism sector, enhancement of the Route 97 Upper Delaware Scenic Byway, and climate smart development,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Sullivan County Legislature hereby authorizes the Coun...

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