Partners in Prosperity Funding

Partners in Prosperity Funding was included in the county’s 2015 budget and funds projects in infrastructure, public safety, arts and culture, sharing agreements and economic development as well as tax stabilization. The funding comes directly from gaming revenue as agreed on in the historic Settlement Agreement with the Oneida Indian Nation.


2015 Partners in Prosperity Funding

Infrastructure

Rome Bellamy Harbor Park Welcome Center - $350,000

Arts and Culture Grant Program

Cooperate Association For Mutual Community Understanding – New Cosmopolitan Center - $25,000 (Community Foundation - $25,000)

Dodge Pratt Northam Art & Community Center – Building Purchase and various programming - $25,000

Historical Association of Vienna – Summer Music in Vienna - $2,205

Kirkland Arts Center – After School Film Fun - $5,999

Landmarks Society of Greater Utica – Enhancement of 3 Rutger Park for Community Programs and Events – $32,000 (Community Foundation – $32,000)

Leatherstocking Ballet Inc. – Leatherstocking Ballet Dance Project - $20,000

Midtown Utica Community Center – Acquisition of Community Center - $50,000 (Community Foundation $25,000)

Munson William Proctor Art Institute – Film Series Digital Conversion - $83,790 (Community Foundation $41,895)

Oneida County Freedom Trail Commission – Freedom Trail Development – $18,000

Rome Arts and Community Center – Creative Arts Academy - $35,000

Rome Community Concert Band – Rome Community Concert Band, Music For All – $1,500

Rome Community Theatre – Youth Program - $11,780

Rome Up and Running – Artistree at the REACH - $16,689 (Community Foundation $8,294)

Sculpture Space – Pearls, Prizes and Treasurers: An Archival Inventory of Oneida County Public Art – $45,685

Upstate Cerebral Palsy – Integrated Community Art Program – $30,446 (Community Foundation $15,233)

Waterville Historical Society Inc – Barton Hall improvements – $14,000

YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley – YMCA Music Appreciation and Concert Series - $25,000

STEM Education Grant Program

V.V.S. Central School District - V.V.S. Animal Science Center - $500,000

Holland Patent Central School District – Full STEAM Ahead - $48,326

Notre Dame Schools – Project Lead the Way - $37,843

Oneida-Herkimer – Madison BOCES Partnerships for STEM Education - $100,000

Oriskany Central High School District – Inspiration Stations: Creating the STEM Classroom –$35,908

Rome Central School District – Integrated Approach to Technology Education - $127,362

SUNY Polytechnic Institute – First Lego League - $18,000

Utica Safe Schools – Safe Schools STEM Project - $80,000

Westmoreland Central School District – Engineering in Elementary – 1,399

Whitesboro Central School District – STEM Education Nano-Equipment - $40,000

Public Safety

Fire Arms Training System – $81,000

Attack Digital Fire Training Package - $16,200

Fire Department Portable Command Board -$3,750

GIS Next Generation Technology – $15,000

Air Van Upgrades - $78,000

Probation tracking equipment $50,750

Mercy Flight Helicopter Emergency Response Team - $29,166

Computer and radio upgrades $20,000

Extra firefighter training $3,917

51 Body Armor Tactical Vests for, Utica,  Rome , New Hartford Police Agencies’ Oneida County Sheriff, Emergency Response Team members  and the County Department of Probation and the CNYSPCA -  $105,520 – 2069 per vest.

Utica Police Department - 10 Body Armor Tactical Vests - $20,690

Rome Police Department - 12 Body Armor Tactical Vests - $24,828

Central New York SPCA – 6 Body Armor Tactical Vests - $12,414

Oneida County Department of Probation – 8 Body Armor Tactical Vests - $16,552

New Hartford Police Department – 5 Body Armor Tactical Vests - $16,552

Oneida County Sheriff Office - 10 Body Armor Tactical Vests – $20,690

Revenue Sharing Agreements

Sherrill - $163,436

Village of Vernon - $62,376

Augusta - $107,500

Vernon – Verona – Sherrill School District - $643,415

Verona Fire District - $100,000

Economic Development

Nu Downtown Housing Initiate - $1,000,000

Tax Stabilization

$2,500,000 resulting in 0% raise to the tax levy in 2015