Press Release

Publish Date: 5/13/2014

Montgomery County NY Rising Planning Committee to Host Public Engagement Meeting

May 9, 2014 - Representatives of the community are invited to participate in the planning of Montgomery County’s future. New York State has invited communities hardest hit by recent storms to prepare New York Rising Community Reconstruction Plans and implement identified projects that will “build back better.” Funds are available for resiliency projects directly related to damage from Superstorm Sandy, Tropical Storm Lee, Hurricane Irene and the 2013 storms.

A Public Engagement Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 6:00-8:00pm at the Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie, NY 13317 to review: preliminary asset inventory and mapping, a draft vision statement, identify needs and opportunities and proposed resiliency projects, strategies and actions to be funded with up to $3 million of allocated NYS capital funds slated for Montgomery County.

Representatives of the Department of State, along with members of the project Planning Committee and local elected officials, will be on hand to discuss the program, schedule, components, and expected outcomes to the public.

WHEN: Thursday, June 5, 2014, 6:00-8:00pm

WHERE: The Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie, NY 13317

For more information contact: Lisa Nagle, 518 306 3702 x11

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