Phillips Announces $3 million in Local Funding from Regional Economic Development Council

Senator Elaine Phillips  announced that 10 job creation and community development projects in the 7th Senate District will receive critically important state funding through the seventh round of Regional Economic Development Council awards.

 

“Funding for these crucial projects will strengthen our local economy, create jobs and expand innovative cultural programs in our communities,” Senator Elaine Phillips said. “It has been a pleasure to collaborate with groups throughout Nassau County, including leaders in business, education, local governments, economic development and planning, to develop a list of job creation projects that achieve our goals of generating jobs and building a strong foundation for future growth.”

 

A total of $755 million was awarded statewide, with Long Island receiving $84.3 million for 98 projects.

 

The following projects in the 7th Senate District will receive more than $3 million in funding from the second round of the Regional Economic Development Council program:

 

County Project Project Title Amount
Nassau Incorporated Village of Manorhaven Sewer Infrastructure Upgrades Project $30,000
Nassau NYU Winthrop Hospital Certified Professional Coder Training $100,000
Nassau Oerlikon Metco, Co, Inc. Oerlikon Metco, Co, Inc. $100,000
Nassau Old Westbury Gardens Inc. Westbury House Roof Restoration $500,000
Nassau Spectronics Corporation Electrical Equipment and Appliance manufacturing Skills Training $39,623
Nassau The Feinstein Institute at Northwell Health Computational Genomics Center at Feinstein Institute for Medical Research $1,600,000
Nassau Town of Hempstead Department of Occupational Resources Hempstead Works Career Pathways 7.0 $99,988
Nassau Town of North Hempstead Hempstead Harbor Shoreline Trail $450,000
Nassau Town of Oyster Bay The Workforce Partnership Medical Training Program $100,000
Nassau/Suffolk Long Island Traditions Connected Waters Heroes of the Harbors $51,000

 

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