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FEBRUARY 11, 2021

NYS-CDBG Funding is Back! What You Need to Know to Submit a Successful Application

NYS-CDBG Funding is Back! What You Need to Know to Submit a Successful Application

WEBINAR
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
(10:00-11:15 a.m.)

This WEBINAR is eligible for 1.25 credits for participants in NYCOM's Elected Officials Academy.

This webinar will summarize the 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding now available through NYS Homes and Community Renewal and provide valuable insights regarding eligible project types and application requirements to help you prepare for the March 5th deadline. Topics will include grant-writing tips and ways to strengthen your applications as well as ideas to identify and shape projects to be ready for future funding rounds. Questions will be encouraged throughout the webinar to make this an interactive session to help enhance your potential CDBG success.
Speaker: Jim Thatcher, Manager, Community Development, C.T. Male Associates

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GUIDANCE ON VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

GUIDANCE ON VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

As COVID infections continue to spread, many local officials are struggling to deal with municipal departments that have been negatively impacted by quarantines required as a result of employees being exposed to the virus. Fortunately, one method of addressing this problem is the recent availability of vaccines. Please see the guidance below related to vaccine distribution.

NYCOM Advocacy Update

NYCOM Advocacy Update

New York State’s 2021-22 Executive Budget Released

VIEW UPDATE (added 1-20-21)

NYCOM Advocacy Update

NYCOM Advocacy Update

  • NYCOM Calls for the Release of Withheld State Aid
  • Local Government Aid Included in President-Elect Biden’s "American Rescue Plan"

VIEW UPDATE (added 1-15-21)

NYCOM Advocacy Update

NYCOM Advocacy Update

URGENT: State Must Release Withheld Local Aid

VIEW UPDATE (added 1-12-21)

Statement

Statement

From NYCOM Executive Director Peter A. Baynes in Response to Governor Cuomo's State of the State Address

VIEW NEWS RELEASE (added 1-11-21)

NYCOM Advocacy Update

NYCOM Advocacy Update

Important Update on Village Elections

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Raising the NYS Bar Restaurant Recovery Fund

Raising the NYS Bar Restaurant Recovery Fund

RESTAURANTS CAN START APPLYING ON MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2021

In an effort to support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Raising the NYS Bar Restaurant Recovery Fund offers approximately $3 million in reimbursement grants for up to $5,000.

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2020 CDBG Funding Available: Due 3/5

2020 CDBG Funding Available: Due 3/5

Public Facility, Public Infrastructure and Community Planning | Economic Development, Small Business & Microenterprise

• CDBG Public Facility, Public Infrastructure and Community Planning APPLICATION
• CDBG Economic Development, Small Business & Microenterprise APPLICATION

Resources for Cities and Villages

Resources for Cities and Villages

Cities and villages throughout New York State are taking action to improve justice and equity in their communities and comply with Executive Order 203 on police policies and practices. 

The New York Conference of Mayors has developed the Policing Reform and Reinvention webpage to provide members with additional tools and information on this subject matter.  CLICK HERE TO VIEW RESOURCES

Leadership in Community Resilience

Leadership in Community Resilience

Program begins in March 2021 and ends in December 2021

The Leadership in Community Resilience (LCR) grant program supports and enhances local capacity among elected leaders and staff, communities, and community-based organizations as they pursue coordinated climate resilience efforts.

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National Civic League Now Accepting Applications for the 2021 All-America City Award!

National Civic League Now Accepting Applications for the 2021 All-America City Award!

APPLICATION DUE: FEBRUARY 10, 2021

LETTER OF INTENT: BY DECEMBER 1 (SAVES APPLICANTS $100 ON FEE-NOT REQUIRED)
The 2021 theme is “Building Equitable and Resilient Communities.” This year’s awards will recognize communities that have worked to improve equity and resilience.

FOR MORE DETAILS AND LINK TO APPLICATION FORM

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NYCOM and our local officials on the front lines are proud to partner with Governor Cuomo's office in protecting you and restarting the economy. 

MY COMMUNITY,
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NYCOM has released a video — told from the point-of-view of a young New Yorker. She knows that her future starts with increased state investment in her community.