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

SYRACUSE, NY – Senator John W. Mannion (D-Geddes,) today 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







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