The 2012 Regional Economic Development Council Awards were presented in December by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
The Central New York Regional Economic Development Council, as the five-county group received one of two "top performer" awards and $93.8 million in funding for 73 projects.
Cayuga County received $1,973,500 for eight projects. One significant project, was a $75,000 grant for Cayuga County to develop an updated Owasco Lake Watershed Management Plan. The last plan, was done in in 2001 and was overdue for an update.
Look forward to more information on the update of this plan in early 2013.