Monday, April 17, 2023

Town of Long Lake Receives Generous Acts Grant from Adirondack Foundation

The Town of Long Lake

The Town of Long Lake is excited to announce that they have received funding from the Adirondack Foundation Generous Act Grant Program for Workforce Housing Site Assessment and Concept Plan in the amount of $10,000. This Housing Site Assessment Plan will be part of the Lake Champlain – Lake George Regional Planning Board’s Building Balanced Communities for the North Country regional housing plan. The town is looking to utilize these funds to develop a site assessment plan for town-owned property located in Long Lake, NY. The site assessment plan will include
concept designs, utility/infrastructure need and costs, building costs, and potential financing and public/private partnership scenarios.


Additional awards in the Town of Long Lake included grant applications submitted by the Long Lake Rescue Squad and the C.V. Whitney Long Lake Public Library. The Long Lake Rescue Squad received an award of $3,620 to fund Medixsafe narcotics safes for their ambulances. The C.V. Whitney Long Lake Public Library was awarded $2,000 to fund the cost of Internet for a full year and providing 24/7 access to free Wi-Fi within the parking lot and free Wi-Fi/Internet access during their hours of operation.

Long Lake Rescue Squad ambulance.

Long Lake Rescue Squad ambulance. Photo by Town of Long Lake/Alexandra Roalsvig.

The Town of Long Lake, located in Hamilton County, is a year-round Adirondack family destination, bursting with activities and nature for all. The town encompasses two well-known lakes, Long Lake and Raquette Lake, and waterways including the Raquette River, the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, the 90-Miler Route and hiking trails.

 

Support for this work is from Generous Acts at Adirondack Foundation – a force for good that pools gifts from generous donors who love the Adirondacks and care about our communities. The Adirondack Foundation enhances the lives of the people in the Adirondacks through philanthropy.

 

To learn more, visit adirondackfoundation.org/GenerousActs or mylonglake.com.

 

Photo at top: The Town of Long Lake. Photo by Town of Long Lake/Alexandra Roalsvig.

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