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Mangano Announces Over $1 Million In Federal Funds For Town Of Oyster Bay

Funds Earmarked for Downtown Beautification, Senior Citizen, Veteran and Youth Programs

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the award of $ 1,025,772 in Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for the Town of Oyster Bay to address a wide range of community improvements.

County Executive Mangano stated, “This Federal funding allows my administration to partner with Supervisor Venditto in supporting local senior citizens, veterans and youth programs throughout the Town of Oyster Bay. To enhance business opportunities, funding will be used for the renovation and upgrade of downtown building facades and to help homeowners eliminate code violations and make other needed improvements to their homes.”

“The Town of Oyster Bay is thankful for the dedicated efforts of County Executive Mangano to secure these Community Development Block Grant funds on behalf of our residents,” Town Supervisor John Venditto said. “Community development grants such as these help the Town and its local organizations maintain our precious quality of life. These funds will serve to help keep some of the most important community service programs within the Town flourishing. ”

CDBG allocations include:

  • $678,032 for residential rehabilitation;
  • $129,750 for administration of the Community Development Program;
  • $93,990 for public facilities and improvements to downtown Oyster Bay streetscapes;
  • $24,000 for revitalization planning of downtown areas;
  • $10,000 for the Visiting Nurse Association;
  • $13,250 for the Hicksville Teenage Council/Hicksville Boys & Girls Club;
  • $13,250 for the YES Community Counseling Center;
  • $13,000 for the Doubleday Babcock Senior Center;
  • $12,000 for the Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay/East Norwich;
  • $10,300 for the Bethpage Adolescent Development Association;
  • $8,200 for the Greenville Baker Boys & Girls Club;
  • $4,000 for the Beech Brook Seniors Club;
  • $4,000 for the Centro Cultural Hispano de Oyster Bay y Vecinidades;
  • $4,000 for the VFW William M. Gouse Jr. Post #3211;
  • $4,000 for the Greater Long Island Running Club; and
  • $4,000 for the Plainedge Senior Center.