Status of state-funded economic projects in area

The Empire State Development Corp. says the status of each of the Consolidated Funding Award projects for Fulton and Montgomery counties for 2011 and 2012 are as follows:

2011

Fulton County (four projects):

Gloversville – $400,000 to rehabilitate 11 single-family units and six multi-family units in a low-income area. A total of 48 low- to moderate-income persons will benefit. The project is moving forward on time, the state says.

City of Johnstown – $750,000 to assist in the expansion of Fage USA’s yogurt plant at 1 Opportunity Drive at the Johnstown Industrial Park. The project is moving forward on time, the state says.

Fulton County Industrial Development Agency – $2 million for the Tryon redevelopment project to create a business park in the towns of Perth and Johnstown. The project is moving forward on time, the state says.

M.H. Stallman Co. – $5 million to manufacture specialty foam products at Crossroads Industrial Park. This project did not accept the award for Fulton County, but did present a project to Montgomery County officials. The state says that project was awarded $400,000 and is moving forward in Montgomery County. It involves a move to the former Hill & Markes building in the Edson Street Industrial Park.

Montgomery County (seven projects):

Schoharie Crossing signage – $20,000 for relief from flood damage. Schoharie Crossing parking lot – $75,000 for relief from flood damage.The projects are moving forward on time, the state says.

The city of Amsterdam – $25,000 to develop River Walk, providing a shoreline trail along the city’s Mohawk River waterfront. The project is moving forward on time, the state says.

Embassy Millworks in Amsterdam – $1.3 million for expansion of the wood-milling operation specializing in high-end locker room construction. This involves renovating the long-vacant Mohasco Mills Complex. The project is moving forward on time, the state says.

Amsterdam storm-sewer separation phase two project – $600,000. The project is designed to eliminate storm and sanitary cross connections in the city. The project is moving forward on time, the state says.

ProTerra Lighting Inc. – $750,000 to move the company’s commercial and industrial LED manufacturing facility to Amsterdam. This project did not accept the award.

Quandt’s Foodservice Distributors Inc. – $903,021 for construction of multi-temperature warehouse, including office space. This project did not accept the award.

2012

Fulton County (two projects):

Gloversville-Johnstown Wastewater Treatment Facility on Union Avenue in Johnstown – $1 million to expand capacity to handle additional whey from the Fage USA expansion at the Johnstown Industrial Park, and for future projects. The project is moving forward on time, the state says.

$75,000 to Northville – $75,000 to develop two parks on the south basin of Northville Lake. The village will also develop a handicapped-accessible bridge. The project is moving forward on time, the state says.

Montgomery County (nine projects):

Bad Ponder LLC, formerly Mohawk Fabrics – $125,000 to purchase machinery and equipment to expand its manufacturing facility. The project is moving forward on time, the state says.

City of Amsterdam – $600,000 to implement a storm-sewer separation program. The project is designed to eliminate storm and sanitary cross-connections in the city. The project is moving forward on time, the state says.

City of Amsterdam – $425,000 to revitalize the city’s central business district. The city, through its Industrial Development Agency, will renovate 44 and 46 E. Main St. The project is moving forward on time, the state says.

Amsterdam Industrial Development Agency – $255,000 for expansion of ProZone Lockers. The state says the project is slightly delayed, but still moving forward.

St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam – $307,000 to build a 34,000-square-foot outpatient services pavilion on its Memorial Campus. The project is moving forward on time, the state says.

Tec-Mar – $2.5 million project to raise fish and other aquatic life in the Glen Canal View Business Park. This project would attract $170 million in private investment and create more than 175 jobs. The state says the project is slightly delayed, but still moving forward.

Fort Plain – $40,000 for the construction of the Old Military Road Trail to connect the Canalway trail to the Fort Plain History Museum. The project is moving forward on time, the state says.

The status of these projects was unavailable from the state:

Village of Canajoharie – $600,000 to upgrade its wastewater treatment plant.

Richardson Brands – $100,000 in Canajoharie to buy new equipment.

The status of projects that received funding in 2013 are not yet available from the state.