Local projects receive funding

ALBANY – Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced two local projects will receive about $635,000 in combined funding.

According to a news release, Phase II of the Hamilton?County Fuel?Consolidation project will receive $600,00 through a Local Government Efficiency grant.

“Our Fuel Consolidation Project is part of an overall strategy in Hamilton County to move governmental functions to the most appropriate level and scale creating both the right size to government function and the most efficient and effective government possible,” Hamilton County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Farber said in the release. “The project will benefit Hamilton County, the towns of Indian Lake and Long Lake, and Indian Lake Central School District, as well as local municipal fire and ambulance services.”

Montgomery County Sanitary District No. 1 and village of Canajoharie Regional Sewer Study received $35,000 in

funding, the release said.

According to the release, Cuomo announced 68 local governments throughout the state will share $4 million in grant funding to study and implement initiatives to streamline government operations and save taxpayer money.