NYS GREEN Infrastructure Grant Workshop

 *for Elected Officials & Municipal Administrators

  • Friday, May 3, 2019 at 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

  • Jay Heritage Center

    210 Boston Post Rd, Rye, New York 10580

A Path to a Green Future featuring

NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation Senior EFC Staff
A Special Workshop on EFC’s Innovative Green Infrastructure Programs

New Opportunities to bring State Grants to Westchester


Co-Sponsored by Assemblyman Otis, the Jay Heritage Center, the Westchester Municipal Officers Association (WMOA), Federated Conservationists of Westchester County (FCWC),
Sustainable Westchester and Save the Sound


• EFC’s Integrated Solutions Construction Grants: For projects that incorporate green infrastructure into Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) projects to encourage and support green infrastructure alternatives and solutions. Successful applicants will construct projects that remove stormwater from combined, sanitary, or storm sewers. The proposed project should demonstrate the value of integrating green practices into traditional gray infrastructure projects to provide water quality benefits, as well as the advantages of natural systems. Awarded projects will receive 50% of the construction cost of eligible green stormwater practices. ISC grant funding is available only in conjunction with CWSRF financing.

• Green Innovation Grant Program (GIGP): to improve and protect water quality and implement green stormwater infrastructure in New York. the Green Innovation Grant Program (GIGP) supports projects across New York State that utilize unique stormwater infrastructure design and create cutting-edge green technologies. GIGP provides grants on a competitive basis to projects that improve water quality and demonstrate green stormwater infrastructure in New York. The grant provides funding of a minimum of 40% up to a maximum of 90% of the total eligible project costs as provided in the application. A minimum of 10% up to 60% match from state or local sources is required.

 Networking opportunities and informational tables available to learn about local sustainable initiatives throughout the Lower Hudson Valley.

Admission is free, but registration is required.

Please contact Lisa Urban at urbanl@nyassembly.gov or (914)939-7048

NYS Green Infrastructure Grant Workshop.

FCWC 54th Annual Meeting!

 

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Tibbetts Brook Park

355 Midland Ave, Yonkers, NY 10704

 

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Picnic Supper and Business Meeting including the Election of Directors by FCWC Members: 

 

Class of 2022

 

For Re Election - Chuck Lesnick, Larry O'Connell, 

Anthony Sorrell

 

New Board Members - Amanda Bayley, Alicia Molloy, 

David Rahni

Presentation of FCWC's Green Seal Awards

for Outstanding Environmental Advocates goes to:

 

Scarsdale Conservation Advisory Council -

Ron Schulhof & Michelle Sterling

Over the last 5 years, Michelle and Ron have been launching sustainability initiatives in Scarsdale, which have been adopted by other municipalities and school districts throughout Westchester County.  Their leadership has inspired and empowered groundbreaking programs such as food scraps recycling, LED street lighting, furniture reuse programs, municipal textile recycling, and streamlining the municipal solar installation application process.

FCWC is proud to celebrate their achievements.

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We will also be presenting FCWC's Edith G. Read Award for Outstanding Student Environmental Efforts. 

 

"Greenhouse to Garden" student volunteers in Yonkers

 

Students with special needs from two Yonkers public schools (Lincoln High, Roosevelt High) and the Westchester School have volunteered at the Untermyer Gardens Conservancy greenhouse. working under the supervision of Yonkers' arborist, Ralph Padilla and Timothy Tilghman, head gardener,  Untermyer Gardens Conservancy.
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Join us in celebrating our honorees and their exciting work to build a more sustainable and healthy future for Westchester County!

 

Tickets: 

 

$35.00 per person

Space Limited - please register now! 

Sponsorships also available!

78 North Broadway, E-House

White Plains, NY 10603

 

T: (914) 422-4053 | E: fcwc@fcwc.org

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