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Municipal Sewer & Water Grant Program – Round Two

Overview

The Municipal Sewer and Water Grant Program aims to provide funding to Ulster County municipalities to support local sewer and water infrastructure needs.  This funding comes from the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund, which was established by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) in 2021. 

Available Funding

The total amount of funding available for Round Two of the Municipal Sewer & Water Grant Program is $396,447. Applications may be made for a maximum of $396,447, which cannot exceed 33% of the total project cost. A maximum of one application will be accepted from each municipality. 

Eligibility

In order to submit the Full Application for funding, a municipality must:

    • Be a municipality within Ulster County

    • Not have been previously awarded funds from the first round of the Municipal Sewer and Water Grant Program. 

    • Not have started construction – Sewer & Water Projects that have started construction are not eligible for award of SLFRF funds 

Deadline

The deadline to submit the Full Application and attachments for Round Two is February, 24, 2023, by 3:00 pm.                                                                               

 Timeline

January 20, 2023 Application Issued
January 20, 2023 – February 10, 2023 Written questions accepted
February 17, 2023 Addendum with Q & A released (as needed)
February 24, 2023 Application Deadline, by 3:00pm
February – March 2023 Committee Review
March – April 2023 Notification of Awards
Summer 2023 Contract Resolution approval by the County Legislature
Fall 2023 Contract signing
Project Completion Within 18 months of contract signing