Projects

 

The Ulster County Legislature has approved the use of approximately 65% of ARPA funds for the following projects. Below is the breakdown of these projects. Funds must be completely obligated by the end of 2024 and expended by the end of 2026.

 

Public Health

  • Crisis Stabilization Center
    • $2 million to purchase 368 Broadway, Kingston NY.
    • Provide 24/7 mental health and addiction support and treatment for all ages and families.
  • OSI Rail Trail Improvements
    • $2.1 million to extend three trails for recreation and economic development.

Economic Recovery

  • Non-Profit Grant
    • $1.5 million to administer a grant program for 501(c)3 and 501(c)19 organizations to aid in recovery from revenue loss and program costs.
  • Small Business Grant
    • $1 million to extend a small business grant program for economic recovery.
  • Brownfields Redevelopment
    • $750,000 for the remediation of blighted properties around Ulster County.

Infrastructure

  • Municipal Sewer and Water Grant Program
    • $5 million to administer grant program for municipalities to improve publicly owned sewer and water systems through projects that have a positive and substantial impact on affordable housing, economic recovery, and public health.

Affordable Housing

  • Land Bank
    • $1 million to effectively decrease the number of tax delinquent properties, and to reuse such properties to revitalize communities within Ulster County.
  • Golden Hill
    • $1.5 million to demolish the old County Jail to make way for affordable housing.
  • 21 Elizabeth St.
    • $700,000 to purchase 21 Elizabeth to add emergency housing.
  • 114 Route 28
    • $2 million to extend sewer and water under Route 28 to facilitate the creation of affordable and transitional housing.
  • Silver Gardens
    • $600,000 to help offset costs for geothermal heating in order to support affordable senior housing.