Grant from Sullivan Renaissance recognizes ongoing community improvement effort.
LIBERTY, N.Y. (August 16, 2016) â€“ The Town and Village of Liberty were awarded a joint $50,000 municipal partnership grant from Sullivan Renaissance at the organizationâ€™s award ceremony August 8 at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. The Silver Feather Award acknowledges the collaborative work done over the past several months to maintain parks, enhance gateways, increase code enforcement of neglected properties and improve signage for the rail trail.
â€œThe town and village collaborated together, using their strengths to their advantage to overcome adversity,â€ said Sullivan County Renaissance Community Planner Helen Budrock. â€œOverall, municipal officials, volunteers and the local business community came together to put them over the top.â€
â€œWe are pleased that the committee acknowledged all the hard work the volunteers and the municipal employees of the Town and Village of Liberty have been doing toward our joint goal of beautifying Liberty and creating a healthier community,â€ said Liberty Town Supervisor Charlie Barbuti upon receiving the grant. â€œThis grant will allow us to continue making Liberty an even better place to live, work and play.â€
The Silver Feather Award was made possible by the generous gift of former Sullivan Renaissance Judge Tim Stoddard.
Also visit the Town of Libertyâ€™s website: www.townofliberty.org.
About Liberty, N.Y.
Located at the crossroads of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley region, Liberty is just 90 minutes from New York City. Known for its top notch trails and parks, Liberty is an ideal weekend getaway. Nationally recognized for its award winning school district, those who visit choose to stay. And with its business-friendly climate and strategic location, Liberty is an ideal place to do business. Liberty, New York: live here, play here and do business here!