Monthly Report – March 2023

 City of Troy – Lead Service Line Replacement – The Democratic Minority sponsored legislation (Resolution P/121/23), calling on Governor Kathy Hochul and our NYS lawmakers to release available grant moneys from the Clean Water Infrastructure Act to the City of Troy. These state funds, which can be earmarked for lead service line replacement, must be immediately directed to Troy for the purpose of replacing the City’s dangerous lead service lines and ending the public health crisis. The resolution was unanimously adopted by the legislature.

Youth – The legislature unanimously approved the acceptance of state grant money, in the amount of $ 34,000, collected via sports betting revenue, for the 2023 Youth Sports and Educational Opportunities Funding. This grant will support youth sports programs for underserved youth ages 6 -17.

Capital Roots – The legislature approved a one-time monetary grant in the amount of $ 20,000.00 for the Capital Roots expansion project of their urban grow center and food market.

Hazardous Waste Recycling – The legislature approved funding to municipalities for the 2023 Hazardous Waste Recycling program.   Watch for dates, times and locations and acceptable items on social media.

 NEXT MEETINGTuesday, April 11, 2023 in the Rensselaer County Chambers located at 99 Troy Road, East Greenbush, NY.

PUBLIC FORUM – Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.

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