“The governor is yet again applying a competitive process to stimulate creativity and innovation among decision-makers. And the big winners are the taxpayers who will benefit from smart, cost-saving investments in their communities’ futures.”
Deputy Secretary of the Department of State Dierdre “DeDe” Scozzafava said the grant winners set an example for other municipalities across New York.
“The work being done by our local government partners shows the level of commitment these local leaders have to reducing expenses while maintaining the quality services they provide,” Scozzafava said in a statement.
“We anticipate other local governments will view these projects as examples of some of the options available to reduce their expenses.”
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