The North Country Regional Economic Development Council just released their 2016 Progress Report, which reflects five Lewis County CFA applications as priority projects.
The five include:
Boondock’s Event Center
· Lewis County Business Park
· Lowville Dairy Producers Co-op
· Omniafiltra, LLC
· Zehr’s Flowers and Landscaping
According to the NCREDC press release, 27 total North Country Projects have been named a priority project. These projects represent a total proposed state investment of $25,000,000 million, leveraging $77,648,870 in private and other funding for total project expenses of more than $102,648,870. Collectively, they support the creation of 213 new jobs, 439 indirect jobs and the retention of 393 existing jobs (NREDC Press Release, 10/5/16). The final awards will be announced by New York State before the end of the year.
To view the complete version of the North Country Regional Economic Development Council’s 2016 progress report, visit http://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/sites/default/files/regions/northcountry/NorthCountry_ProgressReport2016.pdf.