Senator Mannion Awards $4.1 Million To Support Public Safety, Education, Parks and Recreation, and Local Government Projects Across the 50th Senate District

SAM Grants include $375K for repairs to the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Clinton Square, $200K to the Town of Dewitt for the Butternut Creek Trail Boardwalk, and $180K to the Village of Marcellus to connect students to an outdoor classroom

Syracuse, NY – Senator John W. Mannion (D-Geddes,) announced $4.1M to support public safety, education, environmental protection, and local government projects across the 50th Senate District.

The State and Municipal (SAM) Grants will enhance the quality of life across Central New York through equipment purchases and capital improvements.

Senator John W. Mannion (D-Geddes) said, “Standing up for Central New York in every way possible and ensuring that the region gets its fair share is why I went to Albany. I’m thrilled to support so many worthwhile projects across the district. Each of these grants enhances our communities in different and important ways including equipment for first responders, honoring our Veterans, and improving parks and green space.”

Grants awarded by Senator Mannion include:

  • $375K for repairs to the Soldier and Sailors Monument in Clinton Square
  • $200K for the Butternut Creek Trail Boardwalk in the Town of Dewitt
  • $180K for a bridge to connect students to an outdoor classroom in Marcellus
  • $155K for a pavilion with electric and water service at the Nat’l Historic Centreport Aqueduct Park on Erie Canal Site

The complete list of Senator Mannion’s SAM grants:

SAM Recipient
Capital Project
City of Auburn
Hoopes Park Gateway and pond wall replacement
Town of Brutus
Adding a pavilion with electric and water service at the National Historic Centreport Park – Erie Canal Site
Town of Camillus
Pickleball court paving and implementation
Town of Camillus
Replacement and improvements for Police Department training classroom
Village of Camillus
Pickleball and basketball courts
Village of Camillus
Replacement of storage shed behind the Village Hall
Town of Clay
Purchase of new street sweeper 
Town of Dewitt
Making up to 17 town bathrooms ADA compliant
Town of Dewitt
Butternut Trail improvements
Village of Fayetteville
Canal Landing Park Limestone Creek bank stabilization 
Village of Fayetteville Fire / Village of Manlius Fire
Funding for equipment to outfit new and innovative joint fleet 
Town of Lysander
Upgrades to playground equipment and addition of an outdoor fitness area in Town Park
Town of Manlius
Purchase of two electric vehicles for Planning and Assessment
Town of Manlius
Investment for Highway Department’s cold storage shed
Town of Marcellus
Playground upgrades including ADA compliance 
Village of Marcellus
Construction of a footbridge crossing the creek from school property to the lower mill outdoor classroom site
Village of Minoa
Replace 20 year old playground equipment at Lewis Park
Museum of Science & Tech
Upgrades to the theatre and planetarium
Village of North Syracuse
Replace roof and HVAC in DPW facility 
Village of North Syracuse
Capital improvements to Fire Station 1 , including adding an additional apparatus bay
Town of Onondaga
Replace 20 year old vacuum truck with a more environmentally friendly vehicle, which will be used to remove sediment from catch basins, culvert pipes
Village of Skaneateles
Reconstruction of an existing limestone seawall with water quality protections
Village of Solvay
The purchase of a Bobcat for sidewalk snow removal
Village of Solvay
Installing subsurface storage and porous pavement system for Montrose Avenue
City of Syracuse
Repairs to the Soldiers and Sailors Clinton Square Monument
Town of Van Buren
Playground and fence improvements at Snowdale Park
Town of Van Buren
Sidewalk improvements and ADA compliance along Maple Rd (NYS Rt 48), which connects Baldwinsville to Ray Middle in Van Buren
$4.1 M