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2017 ANNUAL REPORT

2017 ANNUAL REPORT

1/14/2017

As we look back on 50 years of service to the Lake Champlain - Lake George region, we are proud of the work that has been accomplished by the dedicated staff that have been part of this organization. The Regional Planning Board was created in October 1967 for the purpose of directly aiding local efforts that promote sustained economic growth and es...

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2016 ANNUAL REPORT

2016 ANNUAL REPORT

1/14/2016

The Northern Borders Regional Commission is one of seven regional Federal-State partnerships set up to assist in improving the economic vitality of a region. This program is a partnership between the Federal Government and the States of Maine, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont for specified counties within each state. Government and non-profit en...

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2015 ANNUAL REPORT

2015 ANNUAL REPORT

1/14/2015

Since 1985, the Lake Champlain - Lake George Regional Planning Board has been a constant source of funding for local businesses through the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF). The table below depicts the amount of funding and job creation/...

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2014 ANNUAL REPORT

2014 ANNUAL REPORT

1/14/2014

In 2011, Governor Andrew Cuomo created 10 Regional Councils with a charge of developing long-term strategic plans to be utilized in a bottom-up approach for economic growth throughout New York State. These Councils consist of public-private partnerships involving stakeholders from county and local government, businesses, academia, and non-profit or...

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2013 ANNUAL REPORT

2013 ANNUAL REPORT

1/14/2013

The Lake Champlain-Lake George Regional Planning Board operates a number of Revolving Loan Fund Programs capitalized in the mid 1980’s through funding provided by the US Commerce Department and US Department of Agriculture. From inception to 2013, the sum total of funding provided through these programs exceeded $14 million....

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2012 ANNUAL REPORT

2012 ANNUAL REPORT

1/14/2012

The US Department of Commerce/Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded the Regional Planning Board an $800,000 grant to capitalize a Revolving Loan Fund for the Board’s five-county service region. The total project cost with local match will be $1 million, and will be funded from EDA’s FFY 2012 Disaster Relief Opportunity Progr...

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2011 ANNUAL REPORT

2011 ANNUAL REPORT

1/14/2011

In his 2011 State of the State speech, Governor Cuomo stated that “we must change the way we engage in economic development planning and execution. Those working at the local level know their area economies best…” This statement resulted in the formation of ten Regional Economic Development Councils comprised of staff and board m...

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2010 ANNUAL REPORT

2010 ANNUAL REPORT

1/14/2010

Throughout the year the Regional Planning Board aided the five Washington County MS4s in completing two NYSDEC Water Quality Improvement grants. Work performed under the grant will decrease sediment loading into the Hudson River and Feeder Canal. The RPB also hosted an Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination training for local Code Enforcement ...

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2009 ANNUAL REPORT

2009 ANNUAL REPORT

1/14/2009

In October the Regional Planning Board was awarded a $130,625 grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act stimulus funding. These funds will be used for erosion and sediment control planning in the Champlain Watershed throughout Warren, Washington, Essex, Clinton and Franklin counties. The project will be carried out in cooperation with t...

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2008 ANNUAL REPORT

2008 ANNUAL REPORT

1/14/2008

January 8, 2008 brought about the close of the first stages of the permit for the eight regulated Municipal Separate Stormwater Sewer System (MS4) communities in Warren and Washington Counties. It was expected that all of the MS4s adopt new local laws and codes as well as educating the public about stormwater issues. They are now working with a new...

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