Schmitt Announces Over $18 Million in Clean Water Funding for 99th Assembly District

ALBANY, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) is proud to announce more than $18 million in state funding will be disbursed in the 99th Assembly District for water infrastructure projects in order to protect public health and improve water quality for our communities. These grants will create jobs and sustain a large investment in local infrastructure projects that Assemblyman Schmitt and local elected officials have long called for across the Hudson Valley. Local grant funding includes:

Town of New Windsor
Sewer Plant Expansion, Outfall Relocation & Treatment Upgrades
$14,785,201

Village of Harriman
Well HH#3 Improvements
$284,955
Well #MH-1A PFAS Removal
$538,551

Village of Goshen
Filtration Plant Upgrades
$3,000,000

Village of Florida
UV Disinfection System
$54,540

Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt stated, “Today I am announcing a significant state investment in our critical water infrastructure for the 99th Assembly District and the Hudson Valley as a whole. Since my first day in office, I have helped lead the effort for state resources on water-related priorities for our communities and this critical state funding is paramount to our continued efforts on water quality, quantity, and protection. As Co-Chair of the Assembly Minority Water Quality Task Force, my efforts will continue with this major success and more to efforts to come from the state in partnership with local leaders.”

Steve Bedetti, New Windsor Councilman stated, “This is a big day for New Windsor residents as we have secured nearly $15 million in state funding for water quality projects impacting our sewer plant operations. I thank Assemblyman Colin Schmitt for his continued leadership and partnership on water projects that impact local residents and I vow to continue working together to deliver critical resources for our town.”

Lou Medina, Mayor of Harriman stated, “I want to thank Assemblyman Colin Schmitt for his partnership and support in our grant funding request for the Village of Harriman. In a time of need, our community will benefit greatly from this state funding that will enhance, upgrade, and revive our water quality locally. I am proud to announce the Village of Harriman will receive $823,506 in grant funding for critical water infrastructure projects.”