Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the completion of shoreline stabilization efforts and trail improvements as part of a $1.3 million resiliency project awarded to the Fort de la Presentation Association, St. Lawrence County, through the State's Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative. The Fort de La Presentation site, located in the city of Ogdensburg, was once used by American, Canadian, Native American, French and British people for worship, trade, and protection during wartime. The site is now used for military reenactments commemorating the Battle of Ogdensburg during the War of 1812 and community recreation.
DASNY Press Releases
Governor Hochul Announces Completion of REDI Project to Protect Historic Fort De La Presentation from Future Flood Events
$10 Million LISC Investment Fuels Program to Expand MWBE And SDVOB Opportunities on DASNY Construction Projects
The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) is partnering with community non-profit LISC NYC and The Cayemitte Group, a full-service insurance and surety bond brokerage, to launch an innovative program to help businesses owned by minorities, women and service-disabled veterans compete for DASNY construction contracts.
Governor Hochul Announces Opening of Office of Mental Health's New $250 Million Inpatient Building on Staten Island
Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the official opening of the Office of Mental Health's new inpatient building at the South Beach Psychiatric Center on Staten Island. The new $250 million structure, along with modifications made to the South Beach campus, is designed to resist the flooding that severely damaged the SBPC during Super Storm Sandy.
Governor Hochul Announces $40 Million Renovation of Central New York Psychiatric Center in Oneida County
Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the start of a $40 million modernization of the Office of Mental Health’s Central New York Psychiatric Center and Secure Treatment and Rehabilitation Center campus in the Oneida County town of Marcy. The project undertaken by the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York will overhaul 100,000 square feet of the facility, including its infrastructure.
Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that Reuben R. McDaniel, III and Jessica Garcia have been appointed to the board of Office of Cannabis Management. The Cannabis Control Board and Office of Cannabis Management will create and implement a comprehensive regulatory framework for New York's cannabis industry, including the production, licensing, packaging, marketing and sale of cannabis products.
Governor Kathy Hochul has launched the "Get There Green!" campaign as part of New York State's participation in Climate Week 2021 which runs from September 20 to September 26. The effort will help reduce climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions by encouraging New Yorkers to utilize a sustainable form of transportation for at least one trip during Climate Week.
The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) today announced The Cayemitte Group (TCG) is partnering with three companies to help Minority- and Women-Business Enterprises (MWBEs) or Service-Disabled Veteran-owned Business (SDVOB) firms to become as competitive as possible for DASNY projects.
NYS Department of Transportation Announces Completion of Resiliency Project in Town of Greece, Monroe County
The NYS Department of Transportation today announced that construction has concluded on an $850,000 resiliency project completed by the Town of Greece, as part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative (REDI).
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced the start of construction of a floodwall system to protect the Ontario Main Wastewater Pumping Station (WWPS) from flooding, the first of two Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative (REDI) projects awarded to the town of Ontario.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that construction has begun on a $2.1 million project to remove the Northumberland Street Bridge in the Town of Morristown, St. Lawrence County. The bridge was damaged by flooding and has been closed since 2019.