Awarded Grants

The Town of Liberty consistently applies for grants to help better the community. Monies awarded to the Town of Liberty through grants help alleviate local taxpayers and provide financial relief. Please find below some of the key grants that the Town of Liberty has been awarded in recent years:

November 2018 – Dormitory Authority State of New York – State and Municipal Facilities Program – $100,000
Improvements to maintain the historical integrity and office functionality of the Keller Building (Town of Liberty Town Hall). Specifically, roof replacement..

October 2018 – County of Sullivan Youth Bureau – $6,500
The Town of Liberty Parks and Recreation Department will provide enrichment opportunities to children. The grant will allow children who would not typically attend events be exposed to STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) programming as well sports clinics and outdoor physical activity.

September 2018 – Sullivan County Division of Planning, Community Development & Real Property – Removing of Unsafe Structures – $18,000 & $12,000
To assist with the tipping fees associated with the removal and cleanup of unsafe structures.

August 2018 – Sullivan Renaissance – Golden Feather Award – $250,000

The Golden Feather award was the result of a $15,000.00 matching grant from Sullivan Renaissance which focused on the code enforcement, beautification of, public spaces, and create healthy communities.  The Golden Feather Award will be used for capital projects in the Town of Liberty. This can include the acquisition of real property, site preparation, construction of a structure, or renovation of an existing structure or property.

June 2018 – Sullivan County Division of Planning, Community Development & Real Property – Sullivan Signs Award – $7,500
To go towards the purchase and installation of two (2) new “Welcome to Liberty” gateway signs.

June 2018 – Sullivan County Division of Planning, Community Development & Real Property – Business-Friendly Zoning and Permitting Program Award – $7,722

Upgrade the Town’s Code to E-code and consultant review of the Town’s zoning practices.

May 2018 – Sullivan County Division of Planning, Community Development & Real Property – Plans and Progress Award – $5,877

To design and print a new Town of Liberty brochure and to install fitness trail equipment at Hanofee Park.

April 2018 – Empire State Development Corporation – Restore NY Grant – $500,000
To assist the revitalization of Parksville, New York.

March 2018 – Sullivan Renaissance – Competitive Municipal Partnership Grant – $15,000
Monies to be used for enhancing code enforcement, beautifying public spaces, and creating healthy communities.

February 2018 – New York State Homes and Community Renewal – NY Main Street Technical Assistance Grant – $5,000
The Main Street Technical Assistance grant will provide $5,000.00 grants for feasibility studies for multiple properties located on Main Street in Parksville.

September 2017 – Dormitory Authority State of New York – State and Municipal Facilities Capital Program – $50,000
Improvements to Walnut Mountain Park, including new bathrooms and upgrades of bathrooms at the park.

December 2017 – New York State Office of Community Renewal – Community Development Block Grant program – $748,900
For Phase 8 of water system improvements in the White Sulphur Springs District. The grant will fund the replacement of 1,800 linear feet of existing asbestos cement pipes in the district’s aging water system.

May 2017 – Dormitory Authority State of New York – State and Municipal Facilities Capital Program – $100,000

Town Hall drainage improvements, repaving of parking lot and landscaping.

March 2017 – Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) – $75,000
For zombie and vacant properties remediation and prevention initiatives.

March 2017 – Sullivan County Plans & Progress Small Grants Program – $7,000
To install an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant Interpretive Trail. The new ADA Interpretive Trail will be installed at the Lake Street entrance of Walnut Mountain Park. The trail will be built in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and will have interpretive signage throughout the trail, which will point out different species of trees, plants, and animal habitats that are native to Sullivan County.

January 2017 – Dormitory Authority State of New York – State and Municipal Facilities Capital Program – $90,000
Exterior painting of Town Hall, carpeting of town offices, upgrade to bathroom plumbing, flooring, interior painting, updating and upgrading of offices and the Town of Liberty courtroom.

December 2016 – New York State Office of Community Renewal – Community Development Block Grant program – $745,299
For Phase 7 of water system improvements in the White Sulphur Springs District. The grant will fund the replacement of 1,665 linear feet of existing asbestos cement pipes in the district’s aging water system.

January 2015 – Dormitory Authority State of New York – State and Municipal Facilities Capital Program – $50,000

Town Hall porch reconstruction/restoration

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