State aid for Long Island projects

New York State in December 2016 awarded $62 million in aid to more than 100 projects on Long Island

New York State in December 2016 awarded $62 million in aid to more than 100 projects on Long Island, ranging from $2.3-million to restore habitat at the headwaters of Mud Creek on the site of a former duck farm in East Patchogue, to $7,500 to the Town of North Hempstead to study its technical resiliency during extreme weather events and power outages. Here are the details. This database was posted in January 2017.

applicant county Project title description amount
applicant Adelphi University county Nassau Project title Adelphi University Advanced Bio Science Lab description Adelphi University in Garden City will create a health sciences teaching laboratory to train students in STEM careers. amount $104,000
applicant Cambridge Business Institute, Inc. county Nassau Project title Certified Nurse Assistant Training description Cambridge Business Institute will train unemployed workers with the knowledge and skills essential to becoming a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) as well as develop re-employment skills. Graduates will be eligible to take the CNA certification exam and be encouraged to explore potential career pathways for the future. amount $60,000
applicant Cambridge Business Institute, Inc. county Nassau Project title Certified Nurse Assistant Training description Cambridge Business Institute will train unemployed workers with the knowledge and skills essential to becoming a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) as well as develop re-employment skills. Graduates will be eligible to take the CNA certification exam and be encouraged to explore potential career pathways for the future. amount $40,000
applicant City of Long Beach county Nassau Project title Downtown Resilient Connectivity for Park Avenue Phase II description The City of Long Beach will design and construct improvements along Park Avenue to create complete streets and establish a more resilient downtown. Improvements, including permeable pavement utility strips, stormwater treatment, solar street lights, streetscape amenities and wayfinding signage, will mitigate stormwater flooding, revitalize the downtown, generate economic activity, and also enhance the quality of life in this commuter rail community by making it more pedestrian friendly. amount $775,000
applicant County of Nassau county Nassau Project title Green Pedestrian Connections at the Nassau Hub description Nassau County will construct three pedestrian bridges to connect the Nassau HUB development site with adjacent assets and attractions. amount $1,000,000
applicant Hofstra University county Nassau Project title Consumer Behavior Market Research Laboratory description Hofstra University will construct and equip a Consumer Behavior Market Research Lab within its business school to better educate its students and assist businesses. amount $500,000
applicant Long Island Traditions county Nassau Project title Hudson River/ Erie Canal and Long Island Contemporary Maritime Currents description Long Island Traditions' Implementation grant will support programs that explore the maritime traditions of Long Island, the Hudson River and the Erie Canal featuring contemporary tradition bearers based in the regions identified in the project proposal. Highlights will include school programs, film screenings and demonstrations at museums and festivals. amount $30,000
applicant Long Island University county Nassau Project title LIU Innovation and Entrepreneurship Park description Long Island University will double the size of its START-UP NY technology incubator on the Brookville campus and link important academic resources at LIU with future entrepreneurs. amount $500,000
applicant Nassau County county Nassau Project title The Uniondale Bridge Project description Nassau County and the Greater Uniondale Area Action Coalition will develop a plan to renovate a vacant parcel in downtown Uniondale as a workforce development and training facility. amount $40,000
applicant Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums county Nassau Project title Incubator Kitchen at Old Bethpage Village Restoration description Nassau County will partner with local agencies to establish a food manufacturing incubator at The Old Bethpage Village Restoration to support fledgling new food producers. amount $200,000
applicant Nassau County Police Department county Nassau Project title Nassau County Law Enforcement Records Management System Consolidation and Efficiency Project description The Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) and 18 local law enforcement agencies within Nassau County will improve the efficiency of local government law enforcement services by integrating these agency's current Record Management Systems with the NCPDs PremierOne system. The system provides for the storage, retrieval, retention, archiving and viewing of information, records and files pertaining to crime and law enforcement operations. amount $399,588
applicant National Audubon Society, Inc county Nassau Project title Theodore Roosevelt Audubon New York Center for Long Island Conservation description Grant funds will be used to improve the Sanctuary facilities in order to create a state-of-the-art facility that will engage people in the protection of the Long Island ecosystem for the benefit of birds, visitors, the surrounding communities and the overall region. amount $130,000
applicant New York Institute of Technology county Nassau Project title NYIT Business Incubator description New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) will provide support for startups through its Entrepreneurship Technology Innovation Center (ETIC) in Long Island. The services include increasing entrepreneurial and high-tech training, commercialization support; mentoring, and targeted recruitment in three high-tech areas:1) IT cybersecurity; 2) bioengineering medical devices; and 3) green energy technologies. amount $125,000
applicant Northwell Health county Nassau Project title Center for Advanced Engineering at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research description The Feinstein Research Institute For Medical Research in Manhasset, the research arm of Northwell Health, will create a new laboratory to develop new medical devices and technologies. amount $500,000
applicant Sands Point Preserve Conservancy county Nassau Project title Hempstead House Roof Repair and Restoration description Roof repairs will enable the Sands Point Preserve Conservancy to help preserve the structural integrity of the Hempstead House -- the centerpiece of the former Guggenheim estate. amount $245,000
applicant South Nassau Communities Hospital county Nassau Project title Continuing Education for Existing Employees in Healthcare description South Nassau Communities Hospital will offer ongoing, continuing education to staff to ensure individuals remain well trained to meet the changing nature of health care. This training will help to ensure staff has the knowledge and skills to retain or advance in their current positions, and enhance their marketability. amount $60,841
applicant Spectronics Corporation county Nassau Project title Spectronics Training and Development description Spectronics Corporation will provide workplace training to lower and medium skilled employees. Increased employee skill training will provide a greater focus on producing quality products and contribute to the advanced manufacturing base in the community. amount $29,495
applicant Standby Program county Nassau Project title Fellowship Workforce Expansion description The Standby Program will offer a paid Magnetic Media Preservation Fellowship to provide training in magnetic media preservation enabling Standby to preserve more at risk works in the region and throughout New York State. amount $25,000
applicant Town of Hempstead Department of Occupational Resources county Nassau Project title HempsteadWorks Sector Strategies Project - Significant Industries description Town of Hempstead Department of Occupational Resources will provide training for eligible dislocated workers to equip them with the skills necessary to enter employment and advance along career pathways. The instruction will lead to the credentials necessary to obtain employment in occupations within the following industry sectors: advanced manufacturing, information technology, healthcare/life sciences, and green technology. amount $75,245
applicant Town of Hempstead Department of Occupational Resources county Nassau Project title Hempstead Career Pathways Project description Town of Hempstead Department of Occupational Resources will provide training for eligible dislocated workers to equip them with the skills necessary to enter employment and advance along career pathways. The instruction will lead to the credentials necessary to obtain employment in occupations within the following industry sectors: advanced manufacturing, information technology, healthcare/life sciences, and green technology. amount $21,182
applicant Town of North Hempstead county Nassau Project title North Hempstead Beach Park Promotion Campaign description The North Hempstead Beach Park is a popular destination that suffered considerable damage during Hurricane Sandy in 2012, and as repair projects have completed, the Town seeks to promote three regional summer festivals. Togather these festivals will attract more than 15,000 visitors from within Nassau County and the broader Long Island/NYC region to celebrate culture, music, and outdoor recreation. amount $82,500
applicant Town of North Hempstead county Nassau Project title Emergency Data and Phone Installation description The Town of North Hempstead will complete a comprehensive study to support its technical resiliency during extreme weather events and power outages. This will include an examination of wireless usage data redundancy and partnerships with local water and fire districts to support the Town during emergency situations and extreme weather events. amount $7,500
applicant Town of North Hempstead county Nassau Project title Hempstead Harbor Wetland Restoration description The Town of North Hempstead will restore a tidal wetland in Hempstead Harbor. The project will result in a highly productive ecosystem and diverse habitat that will filter out pollutants and nutrients from stormwater runoff. amount $400,000
applicant Town of North Hempstead county Nassau Project title Implementing North Hempstead's Manhasset Baywalk Trail description The Town of North Hempstead, in cooperation with the Villages of Baxter Estates, Port Washington North and Manorhaven will make shoreline improvements to construct the Baywalk Trail along the eastern shore of Manhasset Bay. This project will add 3,583 feet to the existing trail, which begins at the Town Dock in Port Washington and ends in Baxter Estate, to connect to Manorhaven Park in the Village of Manorhaven. When completed, the entire Baywalk trail will be 7,347 feet long. amount $655,458
applicant Town of Oyster Bay county Nassau Project title Local Waterfront Revitalization Program Update description The Town of Oyster Bay will finalize its draft Local Waterfront Revitalization Program by identifying and assessing strategies to increase coastal resilience, address climate change, revitalize downtowns, and connect downtowns and waterfronts to foster economic development. The update will complete past work and address climate change, sea-level rise and greenhouse gas reductions. Policies and implementation measures will be established to achieve greater resilience and revitalization. amount $25,000
applicant Village of Freeport county Nassau Project title New York State Water Trail and Tourism Summit description The Village of Freeport will host a one- day New York State Water Trail and Tourism Summit to foster water-based trail development. The first of its kind Water Trail and Tourism Summit will bring together paddling enthusiasts and tourism interests for a day of learning, networking and sharing information on the popularity of water trails and surge in interest in paddling activities across the State. Trail topics include resources, marketing, economic impact, and social media. amount $25,000
applicant Cobham county Nassau, Suffolk Project title Aeroflex Plainview Existing Employee Training description Aeroflex Plainview, Inc. will provide a stable, well rounded employment experience for the entire staff. The ability to upgrade the skill set of the existing workers will allow for the continuation of competitiveness in a market that has limited skilled labor to draw upon. amount $78,718
applicant Long Island Arts Alliance county Nassau, Suffolk Project title Long Island Art and Culture Tourism Initiative description This project will use grant funds to collaborate among non-profit, for-profit, artists, business and municipalities in the planning and implementation of cultural tourism packages that will be marketed to the international, national and local travel trade as well as to individuals and families through a targeted social media campaign and cross-promotion through regional partnerships. amount $50,000
applicant Adchem Corporation county Suffolk Project title Advanced Manufacturing Employee Training description Adchem Corporation will implement a project to provide lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and supervisory training to low to middle skill level employees. This project will help train staff to enhance quality and improve productivity, and supervisors to better organize and motivate employees to higher production. amount $100,000
applicant Alken Industries, Inc. county Suffolk Project title Alken Capital Expenditures description Alken Industries, a Ronkonkoma aerospace company, will purchase equipment to increase its advanced manufacturing capabilities and increase its global exporting capacity. amount $75,000
applicant Amneal Pharmaceuticals, LLC county Suffolk Project title Amneal Pharmaceuticals description Amneal Pharmaceuticals of New York LLC's existing employee training project is designed to improve the process/project management, technical writing skills, quality systems, and lean manufacturing skill set of their employees. amount $51,291
applicant Bearings Limited county Suffolk Project title Bearings Limited 2016 NYS EET Project description Bearings Limited will provide Lean Manufacturing/Lean Logistics, Supervision and Management, Six Sigma, and Customer Service training to its employees to improve their efficiency, communication, quality, and interaction with customers. amount $46,200
applicant Blackman Plumbing Supply Co., Inc. county Suffolk Project title Blackman Plumbing Supply 2016 NYS EET Project description Blackman Plumbing Supply Co., Inc. will train existing employees in lean logistics, supervision and management, and customer service to increase operational efficiency and improve performance. amount $96,800
applicant Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation county Suffolk Project title Fellowship Workforce Expansion description The Watermill Center's Public Programs Fellowship will provide a young member of the nearby Shinnecock Nation with the opportunity to learn arts administration and programming skills while supporting the production of 45+ free public arts events of all disciplines amount $48,000
applicant CH Machining, Inc. county Suffolk Project title AS9100 Conversion Certification Program description CH Machining will prepare employees for an AS9100 rev.D conversion certification implementation. This training program will include courses on several core aspects of AS9100 and provide employees with abilities and skills that are recognized across multiple industries. amount $18,200
applicant Clear Vision Optical Co., Inc. county Suffolk Project title Customer Culture Training Program description Clear Vision Optical Co., Inc. will infuse the core elements of continuous improvement strategies, team building, supervisory effectiveness, and creating a collaborative culture with a customer service focus. This training will address assessed business needs to equip entry to middle level employees to become next generation leaders. amount $40,500
applicant Cliff Wayne Havel county Suffolk Project title CH Machining Expansion Project description CH Machining, Inc. in Bohemia will purchase advanced manufacturing equipment to improve quality and efficiency throughout their product line. amount $13,000
applicant Community Development Corporation of Long Island county Suffolk Project title Wyandanch Rising Building E description The Community Development Corporation of Long Island will construct infrastructure to support a mixed use building with affordable housing and commercial space in the Wyandanch Opportunity Agenda Area. amount $500,000
applicant CPI Aerostructures, Inc. county Suffolk Project title Apprentice Program description CPI Aerostructures, Inc. will build the skills required to satisfy the business need for skilled structural aircraft mechanics. The Structural Mechanic Apprentice training program will accommodate those that have little to no previous experience in structural aircraft mechanics. Upon completion of the apprenticeship training program, candidates may obtain a position as a structural mechanic. amount $52,480
applicant Curtiss Wright county Suffolk Project title Employee Productivity Development Training Program description Curtiss Wright Flow Control Corporation will offer training to help middle skilled employees develop new skills that will impact their productivity and the productivity of the organization. This initiative will invest in the mid-level skilled workforce and improve technical and team leading skill sets. amount $43,616
applicant Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. county Suffolk Project title Technician Technical Training for Career Advancement description Customer Computer Specialists, Inc. will provide technical training in installation, configuration, repair, and support of hardware, software, and networking technologies to existing employees in technician and senior technician positions to aid in career advancement. amount $99,788
applicant East End Tourism Alliance county Suffolk Project title Virtual Tours of Long Island's East End description Grant funds will be used to create a virtual tourism resource exclusively for Long Island's East End, to produce a series of video clips that will enable prospective visitors to sample and experience tour packages, attractions and events before booking their trips. amount $206,250
applicant Family Community Life Center, Inc. county Suffolk Project title Feasibility Study Phase 2 description The Family Community Life Center will conduct a feasibility study for the sewer pump station system for the contemplated Family Community Life Center development in Riverhead. amount $10,000
applicant Framerica Corporation county Suffolk Project title Wood working equipment purchase description Framerica in Yaphank will acquire an updated wood molder machine providing greater capacity and flexibility in production. amount $50,000
applicant Friends of The Coltrane Home county Suffolk Project title The Coltrane Home - Restoring the Home of an American Jazz Great description Restoration will enable the John and Alice Coltrane Home to be opened as an historical museum providing cultural enrichment through visitation, programming/workshops, digital education, research (on-site digital archives) and access to an extensive collection of Coltrane ephemera. amount $172,750
applicant GKN Aerospace Monitor, Inc. county Suffolk Project title GKN Machining Training Project 2016 description GKN Aerospace Monitor, Inc. will continue the existing employee training program to complement the new machine investment. The training will focus on lean, project management, supervisor skills, and customer culture to boost job retention and upward mobility to middle skill occupations. amount $39,400
applicant GKN Aerospace Monitor, Inc. county Suffolk Project title GKN Machining Equipment Acquisition description GKN Aerospace in Amityville will acquire new advanced manufacturing equipment to increase efficiency and capacity. amount $500,000
applicant Globe Grinding, Inc. county Suffolk Project title Globe Grinding Expansion description Globe Grinding in Copiague will acquire new equipment for enhanced grinding manufacturing capabilities. amount $150,000
applicant Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson county Suffolk Project title Upper Port Jefferson Urban Renewal Study description The Village of Port Jefferson will complete an Urban Renewal Plan to revitalize the Upper Port Jefferson port area to be transit oriented, walkable, near housing, retail, and employment. amount $25,000
applicant Industrial Metals International, Ltd. county Suffolk Project title Industrial Metals Expansion description Industrial Metals International, a Ronkonkoma aerospace company, will purchase equipment to expand its capabilities, improve efficiency, and increase it export capacity amount $25,000
applicant L. and S. Packing Co., Inc. county Suffolk Project title LS Packing Expansion description L. and S. Packing Company in North Amityville will purchase, renovate, and equip new food production facility to establish new product line with locally grown produce. amount $200,000
applicant Leviton Manufacturing county Suffolk Project title Existing Employees Business Skills Training Program description Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. will continue to offer an existing training program to help employees gain an understanding of how the business works, be more efficient in their roles, communicate more effectively in teams, prepare business proposals, and foster a team and customer oriented environment. amount $73,600
applicant Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission county Suffolk Project title Cooperative International Marketing Initiative description The Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission (LICVB) will collaborate with NYC Company on the NYC +Plus program to promote an extended stay in New York City with room nights in Long Island. amount $150,000
applicant Long Island LGBT Network county Suffolk Project title LGBT Community Center Phase 2 description The LGBT Network will expand its Patchogue facility to offer workplace initiative training, health services and cultural exhibition space to the LGBT community. amount $250,000
applicant Luitpold Pharmaceuticals county Suffolk Project title Employee Professional Development Training Program description Luitpold Pharmaceuticals will continue to develop employees' professional skills through this initiative by providing courses such as leadership, project management, and team development. This program recognizes the development of existing employees is critical to expansion and the sustainability of operations. amount $42,152
applicant Luminati Aerospace, LLC county Suffolk Project title Luminati Aerospace description Luminati Aerospace will expand the development and manufacturing of unmanned aerial vehicles at Riverhead's Calverton Industrial park. The project will enhance the renewal of Long Island's aerospace industry. amount $1,000,000
applicant Main Street Theatre Partners, LLC county Suffolk Project title Babylon Village Theater description Main Street Theatre Partners will renovate and repurpose the former Babylon Village Movie Theater to a live theatrical venue. amount $150,000
applicant Modern Meadow, Inc. county Suffolk Project title Modern Meadow Manufacturing Facility description Modern Meadow Inc., a START-UP NY company currently located in Brooklyn, will lease space at Farmingdale State College Bio Park for research, development and manufacturing of bio-fabricated leather products. amount $1,000,000
applicant Montauk Inlet Seafood Inc. county Suffolk Project title Inlet Seafood Ice Project description Montauk Inlet Seafood will expand their ice making capacity by creating a production, storage and distribution system to support local Montauk fishing vessels. amount $300,000
applicant North To South Real Estate, LLC county Suffolk Project title Downtown Riverhead East End Market description North to South Real Estate will convert a vacant, deteriorating building in Downtown Riverhead into the Riverhead East End Market, which will serve as a Food Market/ Production Center. amount $200,000
applicant Parrish Art Museum county Suffolk Project title The Parrish as Catalyst for the Cultural Economy description The Parrish will perform in-depth research and analysis to understand its current audience and market position. Data will be used to create a marketing plan to guide the Museum in taking a leadership role in enhancing global awareness of the East End as a center of cultural and creative engagement. amount $49,500
applicant Patchogue Arts Council, Inc. county Suffolk Project title Administrative Workforce Expansion description The Patchogue Arts Council will hire an Executive Director who will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the Patchogue Arts Council's programs and the execution of its mission to promote and support the arts. amount $49,500
applicant Patchogue Business Improvement Management Association county Suffolk Project title Village of Patchogue NYMS Program description The Patchogue Business Improvement Management Association will assist in the renovation of commercial spaces in the Village of Patchogue's Downtown. amount $250,000
applicant Piper Plastics Corp. county Suffolk Project title Advancing Efficiency and Quality for a Biotech Manufacturer description Piper Plastics Corp. will provides existing employees with knowledge, skills, and new certifications to improve operations, open new markets, and position the company to add high wage biotech manufacturing jobs. amount $52,540
applicant Qosina Corp. county Suffolk Project title Clean Room Existing Employee Training description Qosina Corp. will construct a clean room and train employees in the packing procedures within this environment. This initiative will meet the customer demand and expectation of using a clean room environment resulting in an increase of business. amount $86,130
applicant Qosina Corp. county Suffolk Project title Qosina Corp. Clean Room Construction description Qosina Corp., a Ronkonkoma distributor of medical supplies will construct a clean room to increase new product assembly operations. amount $185,000
applicant Satur Farms, LLC county Suffolk Project title Business Machinery Upgrades description Satur Farms, located in Cutchogue, will acquire new and modify existing equipment for the processing and packing of field- grown leafy green salads. amount $75,000
applicant Sheltair Farmingdale, LLC county Suffolk Project title Sheltair Farmingdale description Sheltair in Farmingdale will construct two new hangars. amount $200,000
applicant St. Joseph's College county Suffolk Project title Long Island Hospitality Tourism Management Link to Education description Funds will be used to create a cohesive education and workforce training strategy through partnerships with the goal of ensuring that workers from all Long Island communities and military veterans are prepared to take advantage of new job opportunities in key economic growth sectors such as tourism. amount $120,000
applicant Stony Brook University county Suffolk Project title Stony Brook University Certified Business Incubator description The Stony Brook Incubation Program has four locations that captures the innovation capacity of Stony Brook University -- and Long Island's -- research institutions. The incubator will provide early stage technology development resources -- and partnerships with regional tech business groups. New and expanded services will facilitate frequent client meetings and access to additional financial resources and business professionals' support. amount $125,000
applicant Stony Brook University county Suffolk Project title Project Management Training for Unemployed Workers description Stony Brook University will provide a certificate based training program tied to a globally recognized credential. This initiative will position individuals to re-enter the workforce with relevant training and the opportunity to sit for a credentialing exam. amount $100,000
applicant Stony Brook University School of Medicine county Suffolk Project title School of Medicine Pre- Clinical MRI Equipment description Stony Brook University's School of Medicine will invest in state of the art pre-clinical MRI equipment to enhance innovation and biotech discovery. amount $500,000
applicant Suffolk County county Suffolk Project title Suffolk County Blueway Trail Plan description Suffolk County, in partnership with towns, villages, and paddling organizations, will develop a Blueway Trail plan for both the North and South Shores as well as the Peconic Estuary. The plan will include a schematic design of the trail route, potential launch/landing locations, draft signage, project identification for public access and facilities, and an implementation plan. amount $60,000
applicant Suffolk County county Suffolk Project title Wyandanch Village Recharge Basin Relocation Study description Suffolk County will conduct a feasibility study to relocate the Wyandanch Village recharge basin. amount $25,000
applicant Suffolk County county Suffolk Project title Patchogue Gateway Transportation Center description Suffolk County will construct a bus rapid transit station in the Village of Patchogue to further support the Suffolk County transportation plan. amount $300,000
applicant Suffolk County Community College county Suffolk Project title SCCC Advanced Manufacturing Training description Suffolk County Community College will train participants for careers in advanced manufacturing. Trainees will take courses in CNC machining and/or manufacturing workforce readiness including measurements, design, and technical drawing. amount $81,000
applicant Suffolk County Community College county Suffolk Project title Veterans Resource Center description Suffolk County Community College will construct and equip a Veterans Resource Center on campus to assist veterans in all aspects of transitioning to academia and work. amount $23,000
applicant Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Planning county Suffolk Project title Mud Creek Watershed Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project description Suffolk County will restore habitat at the headwaters of Mud Creek on the site of a former duck farm. The project will restore fish and wildlife habitat within the East branch of Mud Creek as well as the freshwater wetland and upland habitats. amount $2,262,910
applicant Suffolk County Department of Labor Licensing and Consumer Affairs county Suffolk Project title Project SCHOOL description Suffolk County Local Workforce Development Board will provide dislocated workers with training in healthcare electronic records-related job titles. Graduates will receive certificates recognized by the New York State Education Department and be able to seek employment as Medical Billers, Medical Coders, Medical Records Clerks, and in Administrative titles. amount $100,000
applicant Suffolk County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation county Suffolk Project title Woodhull Dam Fish Passage and Peconic River Connectivity Project Implementation and Monitoring description Suffolk County will construct and install a diadromous fish passage through Woodhull Dam on the Little River giving river herring and American eel access to previously inaccessible spawning habitat. The project will enhance nutrient cycling, restore critical spawning and nursery habitat, increase populations and restore river connectivity. amount $278,964
applicant Suffolk County Soil and Water Conservation District county Suffolk Project title Soil Health Guide Development Project description The Suffolk County Soil and Water Conservation District will develop a Soil Health Guide as well as host three Soil Health Workshops aimed at professional landscapers, landscape contractors and homeowners. The project will minimize the potential for nonpoint source pollution by addressing natural drainage patterns and soil health. amount $16,000
applicant The Research Foundation for The State University of New York county Suffolk Project title Stony Brook University eMINDSET- Engineering School Expansion description Stony Brook University's School of Engineering will expand labs and teaching facilities to increase number of graduating engineers. amount $150,000
applicant Town of Babylon Town of Brookhaven county Suffolk Project title Wyandanch Train Station description The Town of Babylon will construct a new LIRR Train Station in the Opportunity Agenda area of Wyandanch. amount $900,000
applicant Town of Brookhaven county Suffolk Project title North and South Shore Pumpout Stations description The Town of Brookhaven will construct new pump-out facilities in Patchogue and Port Jefferson and expand capacity at the Mount Sinai facility. The project will prevent wastewater from boats being discharged directly into Mt. Sinai Harbor, Port Jefferson Harbor, Long Island Sound and Great South Bay which will reduce pathogens in the subject waterbodies. amount $388,500
applicant Town of Brookhaven county Suffolk Project title Swan River Fish Ladder description The Town of Brookhaven will construct fish and eel passage on the west side of the existing spillway and dam of Swan River. The project will restore river herring to the upper Swan River and enhance access to habitat by American eels and native Brook Trout. amount $345,000
applicant Town of Brookhaven county Suffolk Project title Retrofit Implementation Inventory and Prioritization description The Town of Brookhaven will inventory all outfalls located in the town and use the information collected to develop a prioritization of waterbodies in need of structural retrofits. The project will improve the water quality of impaired water bodies by determining the actual source of impairments. amount $187,500
applicant Town of Huntington county Suffolk Project title Blueway Natural and Cultural Heritage Self Guided Trail System description The Town of Huntington will create an ecotourism Blueway Self-Guided Trail System through Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island Sound and the Huntington-Northport Bay Complex to encourage non-motorized vessel use of the waterways. The Blueway will map the trail, downtowns, natural and cultural heritage points of interest, and assist visitors in trip planning and safety. A Blueway trail plan will identify future capital improvements to enhance visitor experiences and catalyze economic development. amount $76,000
applicant Town of Riverhead county Suffolk Project title EPCAL Athletic Trail description The Town of Riverhead will complete the Vietnam Veterans Recreational Trail located within the western portion of the Calverton Enterprise Park site. amount $500,000
applicant Town of Smithtown county Suffolk Project title Meadow Road Stormwater Management description The Town of Smithtown will use green infrastructure practices to manage stormwater from an existing development along Meadow Road. The green practices will intercept and treat stormwater runoff, a source of water quality impairment in Smithtown Bay of Long Island Sound. amount $150,000
applicant Town of Smithtown county Suffolk Project title Open Space Acquisition Ryan Property description The Town of Smithtown will purchase property located in Fort Salonga for preservation and passive recreation. amount $500,000
applicant Town of Southampton county Suffolk Project title Riverside Sewer District Map and Plan description The Town of Southampton will complete an engineering report to evaluate the option of a new wastewater treatment facility to serve the Riverside Brownfield Opportunity Area. amount $30,000
applicant Town of Southold county Suffolk Project title Bay to Sound Trails Initiative Phase II description The Town of Southold will add trails, boardwalks, wildlife viewing areas, parking, kiosks, and educational materials at a newly acquired open space parcel. Dilapidated structures and septic systems will be removed and the area restored to a natural state. A section of a creek will be daylighted and restored for habitat and fish passage. Clean-ups and citizen science opportunities will involve the public in stewardship. amount $245,055
applicant US Nonwovens Corp county Suffolk Project title LEAN Manufacturing description U.S. Nonwovens Corp. will train existing employees in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma/Quality Management, Lean Project Management, Financial Reporting, Customer Service, and Operations Management with the goal of becoming more competitive in the nonwovens market. amount $77,000
applicant VE Power Door Co., Inc. county Suffolk Project title Enhancing Skills for Advanced Manufacturing description V. E. Power Door Co., Inc. will implement a project to upgrade employees' skills as well as upgrade equipment to better compete in the global marketplace. This project will train employees to set up, run, and maintain the new equipment to improve the quality and dependability of the components and final product. amount $21,685
applicant VE Power Door Co., Inc. county Suffolk Project title Advanced Manufacturing Equipment Acquisition description VE Power Door Company in Brentwood will acquire CNC work center machinery to produce components more efficiently and precisely. amount $50,000
applicant Village of Babylon county Suffolk Project title Historic Argyle Lake Park Shoreline Restoration description The Village of Babylon will stabilize and naturalize the existing banks of Argyle Lake with native plantings to improve the visual aesthetic, provide shade areas, and serve as a natural filter to prevent pollutants from entering the lake. amount $365,083
applicant Village of Patchogue county Suffolk Project title Shorefront Park Resiliency and Enhancement Design description The Village of Patchogue will develop final design plans and construction documents and obtain permit approval to remove a timber frame bulkhead at Shore Road Park and replace it with an offshore breakwater, soft shoreline treatment, boardwalk, and kayak launch, as well as stormwater controls. The project will provide erosion control, wave attenuation, and stormwater retention capabilities while enhancing and expanding public access to Great South Bay. amount $202,050
applicant Village of Sag Harbor county Suffolk Project title Local Waterfront Revitalization Program Update description The Village of Sag Harbor will update its 2006 Local Waterfront Revitalization Program to mitigate climate risks such as experienced during Superstorm Sandy. It will also address water quality impairments from nonpoint source pollution and septic/ cesspools, analyze stormwater, pollutant loads, and identify potential projects to protect the tourism economy. The work will also update the 1998 Harbor Management Plan to address surface water jurisdictions. amount $50,000
applicant Village of Southampton county Suffolk Project title Rehabilitation of Historic Nugent Carriage House description Exterior restoration to the Nugent Carriage House will be completed so that it can continue to be included in the interpretive program of the Southampton Historical Museum's Rogers Mansion Complex. amount $210,000
applicant YMCA of Long Island Inc. Huntington branch county Suffolk Project title Huntington YMCA Healthy Living Center description The Huntington YMCA will construct The Y Healthy Living Center located on the YMCA property in Huntington. amount $400,000
applicant Excelsior Jobs Credits county Project title description Excelsior Jobs Program tax credits will be reserved for future projects including business investments in targeted industries that are within the region and that create or retain jobs, create capital investment and are consistent with the Strategic Plan. amount $5,000,000
applicant Low Cost Economic Development Financing county Project title description Federal Industrial Development Bond (IDB) Cap will be made available for state and local government issuers to sell tax-exempt bonds for eligible economic development, infrastructure and community revitalization efforts. amount $35,000,000
applicant NYSERDA Energy Efficiency Projects county Project title 8 Energy Efficiency Projects description NYSERDA's Commercial and Industrial (C&I) programs offer businesses in New York State solutions to improve energy efficiency and save money through design, new construction, renovation, and process improvements to commercial and industrial buildings. The Commercial New Construction Program and the Commercial Implementation Assistance Program can help building owners make informed decisions about designing and renovating sustainable buildings. The FlexTech Program offers energy-saving opportunities through consultation and cost-shared studies. The Industrial and Process Efficiency Program can help organizations increase manufacturing output and data processing efficiency. amount $0

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