2016 Water Quality
June 12, 2017
$11.5m available for water projects
June 05, 2017
(The is from an article that was reported in the Watertown Daily Times on Monday, June 5, 2017)
STATE FUNDING: Grants, loans offered to upgrade drinking, wastewater facilities; applications due June 23
by JEN JACKSON
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Thursday that more than $11.5 million in financial support has been approved to upgrade drinking and wastewater project upstate.
The state Environmental Facilities Corp. board of directors approved the money to be disbursed in grants, interest-free loans and low-cost loans, including $3.4 million under the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act.
As of Thursday's meeting, a $120,000 Water Infrastructure Improvement Act grant had been awarded in Lewis County to replace an aged and undersized water main on Church Street in the village of Harrisville.
So far, it is the only such grant project in the north country.
However, the EFC will be accepting applications for drinking and wastewater support project grants and loans until 5 p.m. June 23.
According to the governor's office, the grants, as well as the interest-free and low-interest loans, provided by EFC allow municipalities to finance these projects at a significantly lower rate than financing on their own.
"Investments in our water infrastructure are vital to the growth and prosperity of communities across New York." Gov. Cuomo said in a public statement.
"These projects address the specific water infrastructure needs of each community to ensure clean, safe water, and provide meaningful savings to hardworking taxpayers, while laying the foundation for fu;ture growth."
Schools throughout New York began state-mandated water testing in 2016. Hundreds of schools ultimately found elevated levels of lead in sinks, fountains and other outlets.
Older buildings are particularly at risk for contimainated at risk drinking water and dangerous levels of lead.
New York state has invested the most money annually in water-quality infrastructure in the nation. Since 2011, the EFC has financed more than $11.5 billion in subsidized loans, grants and loan refinancings to local governments.
Regular Meeting Dates
REGULAR MEETING DATES - 2017
Monday, January 9, 2017
Monday, February 6, 2017
Monday, March 6, 2017
Monday, April 10, 2017
(Monday April 1 - possible Budget Adoption Meeting)
Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, June 5, 2017
Monday, July 10, 2017
Monday, August 7 2017
Monday, September 11, 2017
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Monday, November 6, 2017
Monday, December 11, 2017
Next annual organizational meeting - January 8, 2018
Village of Harrisville, NY
The Board of Trustees of the Village of Harrisville is pleased to be able to offer this website as a reference for its citizens and community members.
The village is located at the northeastern edge of Lewis County, approximately 35 miles east of Watertown and 25 miles east of the Fort Drum main post.
For the assessment roll for the Village of Harrisville, please click here. This link includes both Town of Diana and Village of Harrisville information.
VILLAGE OF HARRISVILLE
PO Box 249
5959 Old State Road Ext, Joint Town of Diana-Village of Harrisville Office Building
Harrisville, NY 13648
phone: (315) 543-2215 fax: (315) 543-2219
Just outside the western edge of the Adirondack Park
Just close enough . . .and just far enough away.
Just busy enough . . . and just quiet enough.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, and familial status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washingotn, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD)."
Picnic area and river - Grand View Island Park
Charcoal grill and picnic table, just visible left of center and above the guard rail - Grand View Island Park
Village Business Section