Stefanik Announces Over $8 Million in USDA Rural Development Funding for Seven North Country Towns

October 28, 2020
Press Release

Saratoga, NY  – Congresswoman Stefanik has announced over $8.5 million in USDA Rural Development Funding has been awarded to the following North Country towns for the following purposes:

  • Town of Dannemora - $857,000 for a new building
  • Town of Moira - $223,900 for a new plow truck
  • Town of Lawrence - $213,000 for a new plow truck
  • Town of Parishville - $2,438,000 for a new fire station
  • Village of Malone - $4,296,000 for a new Department of Public Works facility
  • Town of Hammond - $370,000 for a new town office building
  • Town of Brasher - $180,000 for a new grader

The USDA Community Facilities grant program provides loans and grants to help expand economic opportunities and create jobs in rural areas.

“I am excited to announce this significant funding that will return valuable tax dollars back to the North Country in order to assist with the completion of these important projects,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “Rural development funding through USDA has allowed several North Country communities to upgrade infrastructure, improve facilities, and complete a variety of other projects. I advocate for this funding each year during the appropriations process, and I look forward to witnessing how this significant federal funding will continue to benefit our rural communities.”

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