SCHUYLER COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) – The Schuyler County Legislature has approved a plan that will allocate $350,000 to downtown village businesses for facade and exterior building improvements.
The county will match 50 percent of the cost for improvements, between $5,000 to $25,000, for those eligible. Projects that would ordinarily cost a business $50,000 would be cut in half with the county footing $25,000 of the bill.
If eligible projects cost more than $50,000 the county would still cover the $25,000 and the business would be responsible for the remaining costs.
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Schuyler County Administrator Fonda Chronis says the goal is to help beautify and improve the appearance of the downtown areas.
“Hoping that with the county’s help folks can invest in that and have a great first impression when people go down our main streets and to our…