Adjusted Executive Legislative
Approp. Request Approp.
2001-02 2002-03 2002-03 Change
AID TO LOCALITIES
General Fund 89,504,100 95,504,100 59,204,100 (36,300,000)
Total for Agency: 89,504,100 95,504,100 59,204,100 (36,300,000)
Total Grants In Aid: 0 0 15,665,000 15,665,000
AID TO LOCALITIES: 89,504,100 95,504,100 74,869,100 (20,635,000)
Capital Projects Fund 0 1,000,000,000 14,300,000 (985,700,000)
CAPITAL PROJECTS: 0 1,000,000,000 14,300,000 (985,700,000)
The Legislature provides appropriations totaling $89,169,100 on an All Fund
basis, a reduction of $1,006,335,000 from the Executive's proposed budget for
SFY 2002-03. The reduction primarily reflects a redirection and reallocation of
Capital Projects appropriation authority to a miscellaneous capital projects
The Legislature denies the Executive's proposed Aid to Localities appropriation
of $25,000,000 for the Empire Opportunity Fund (EOF).
The Legislature reduces the Executive's proposed Aid to Localities appropriation
for the Jobs Now Program by $14,300,000, however, the Legislature provides a
$14,300,000 Capital Projects appropriation for this Program. Spending from the
Capital Projects appropriation will be reimbursed with bonds proceeds.
The Legislature redirects and reallocates $1,000,000,000 of the Executive's
proposed Capital Projects appropriations for High Technology, Empire Opportunity
Fund, and Multi-Modal Programs to a Miscellaneous All State Departments and
Agencies Capital Projects appropriation.
The Legislature provides funding for the following:
-- Griffiss Air Force Base Redevelopment $1,400,000
-- Niagara Falls Air Force Base $100,000
-- Plattsburgh Air Force Base Improvements $1,400,000
-- Seneca Army Depot Local Redevelopment Authority $100,000
The Legislature suballocates $2,000,000 from the Urban and Community Development
Program for Downtown Development Initiatives.
The Legislature provides suballocations from the Minority and Women-Owned
Business Development and Lending Program as follows: up to $1,000,000 for the
Community Development Financial Institutions Program; $1,300,000 for the
Entrepreneurial Assistance Program; and up to $525,000 for linked deposit
in federal and state-chartered credit unions for loans to minority and women
The Legislature accepts the Executive's proposal to authorize the New York
State Dormitory Authority to provide $1,200,000 to support the operation of
the Cornell Theory Center supercomputer.
The Legislature accepts the Executive's proposal to authorize a $25,000,000
loan to Crossroad Arena, LLC for the construction of the HSBC Arena located
in the City of Buffalo and a $1,400,000 loan to the City of Binghamton for
the construction of the Binghamton Municipal Stadium to be forgiven.
The Legislature authorizes the Urban Development Corporation to forgive an
$8,000,000 loan made to the City of Buffalo for the development of a parking
facility at a site between Pearl and Franklin Streets in Buffalo (Augspurger
The Legislature denies the Executive's proposal to make the Urban Development
Corporation (UDC) loan powers permanent, however, the Legislature provided for
an extension of these loan powers for one year until July 1, 2003.
The Legislature provides language to govern the interchange of the Urban
Development Corporation corporate funds.
The Legislature provides for the reestablishment of statutory authority of
the Empire State Economic Development Fund (EDF).
The Legislature denies the Executive's proposal authorizing the issuance
bonds up to $250,000,000 for high technology capital projects.
The Legislature denies the Executive's proposal for establishment of the
Empire Opportunity Funds, a new subsidiary of UDC.
The Legislature provides funding for the following:
OTHER URBAN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION INITIATIVES. $4,000,000
VARIOUS URBAN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION PROJECTS. $4,000,000
FOR VARIOUS ECONOMIC, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS. $2,000,000
GRIFFISS AIR FORCE BASE REDEVELOPMENT. $1,400,000
PLATTSBURGH AIR FORCE BASE. $1,400,000
BILINGUAL COMMUNITY OUTREACH. $1,125,000
AMERICAN AXLE/TONAWANDA FORGE. $600,000
GARMENT INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT CENTER. $500,000
BROOKLYN CHAMBER. $425,000
MDA NEW YORK INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY CENTER. $219,000
WATERVLIET ARSENAL REVITALIZATION. $210,000
CHINA TOWN MANPOWER PROJECT. $155,000
JAMAICA BUSINESS DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT STUDY. $130,000
NIAGARA FALLS AIR FORCE BASE REDEVELOPMENT. $100,000
SOUNDVIEW COMMUNITY IN ACTION LDC. $100,000
SENECA FALLS AIR FORCE BASE. $100,000
LOWER EAST SIDE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION BID. $68,000
H.O.M.E.E. CLINIC. $58,500
NEW YORK INDUSTRIAL RETENTION NETWORK (NYIRN). $50,000
CAPITAL REGION LOC, INC.. $50,000
NYIRN QUEENS MANUFACTURING INITIATIVE. $50,000
BUSINESS OUTREACH CENTER NORTHERN MANHATTAN. $50,000
THE DAVINCI PROJECT OF CENTRAL NEW YORK. $45,000
MOSHOLU PRESERVATION CORPORATION. $35,000
NATIONAL TOOLING AND MACHINING ASSOCIATION. $35,000
KINGSBRIDGE RIVERDALE VANCORTLANDT DEVELOPMENT
BUSINESS OUTREACH CENTER SOUTH BROOKLYN. $30,000
JACKSON HEIGHTS COMMUNITY DEV. CORP.
BUSINESS OUTREACH CENTER. $25,000
BUFFALO NIAGARA COLLABORATIVE JOB SEARCH DATABANK. $25,000
JAMAICA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
IMMIGRANT MERCHANT PROGRAM. $22,500
CULTURAL COLLABORATIVE JAMAICA. $15,000
CANISIUS COLLEGE CENTER FOR
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. $15,000
TAUB RESEARCH CENTER. $15,000
INFO TECH NIAGARA. $15,000