Program Questions:
Local Waterfront Revitalization Program

Q_7358

Are you a village, town, or city, located along the State's coast or a designated inland waterway, or a county with the consent and acting on behalf of one of more village, town, or city, located along the State's coast or a designated inland waterway?

Q_7345

Are you able to provide the required match of at least 25% of total eligible cost for the project or if the project is located in an environmental justice community are you able to provide the required match of at least 15% of total eligible cost for the project?

Q_928

Project Street Address: Please input the project street address (Street Number and Street Name only).

If the project has multiple locations, please input the primary street address of the project. If the project does not have a definite street address, please input the approximate street address of the project (Street Number and Street Name only).

Q_565

Project City

Q_972

Project county or counties.

Q_568

Project State
  • AA,AL,AK,AZ,AR,CA,CO,CT,DE,FL,GA,HI,ID,IL,IN,IA,KS,KY,LA,ME,MD,MA,MI,MN,MS,MO,MT,NE,NV,NH,NJ,NM,NY,NC,ND,OH,OK,OR,PA,RI,SC,SD,TN,TX,UT,VT,VA,WA,WV,WI,WY,AS,DC,FM,GU,MH,MP,PW,PR,VI

Q_1034

Project ZIP Code. (please use ZIP+4 if known)

Q_3527

US Congressional District where the project is located.
  • 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27

Q_616

For more than one project location, please provide full address(es) for each location. If Not Applicable, indicate "NA".

Q_572

Project Latitude (This questions value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)

Q_573

Project Longitude (This questions value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)

Q_184

NYS Assembly District where the project is located. (This questions value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)

Q_190

NY Senate District where the project is located. (This questions value will be filled automatically, based on the project address, when the application is finalized.)

Q_550

If you are a DBA, what is your DBA name?

Q_549

Type of Applicant (select all that apply)
  • Federal, State, County, City, Town, Village, Tribal, School District, County or Town Improvement District, District Corporation, For-Profit, Not-For-Profit, Individual, S Corporation, C Corporation, IDA, LDC,LLC,LLP, Public Authority, Public Benefit Corp, Sole-Proprietorship. HDFC,BID, LP,Boards Of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), Fire District, Regional Planning and Development Board, Public Library, Association Library,College/University/Community College

Q_556

Select an applicant ID type from the list below that you normally use to identify your organization on application forms.
  • Charity Reg #, Duns Number, Federal Tax ID Number, NYS Unemployment Insurance Tax Number, Social Security Number, NYS Vendor Identification Number (SFS)

Q_2655

Based on your selection from the previous question, enter your applicant ID number. (Please do not provide your social security number).

Q_969

If you are a business, have you been certified as a New York State Minority or Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE)?
  • Yes, No, N/A

Q_546

Legal Name of Applicant

Q_5416

Applicant First Name

Q_5417

Applicant Last Name

Q_551

Applicant Street Address

Q_552

Applicant City

Q_553

Applicant State

Q_554

Applicant ZIP Code. (please use ZIP+4 if known)

Q_651

Applicant Telephone Number, (please include area code)

Q_555

Applicant Email Address

Q_5257

Contact Salutation
  • Mr., Mrs., Ms., Dr.

Q_547

Contact First Name

Q_1049

Contact Last Name

Q_1050

Contact Title

Q_5490

Primary Organization

Q_3688

Contact Street Address

Q_3689

Contact City

Q_3690

Contact State

Q_3691

Contact ZIP Code

Q_562

Primary Contact Phone Number. (please include area code)

Q_3692

Contact Email

Q_5475

Contract Salutation
  • Mr., Mrs., Ms., Dr.

Q_5476

Contract First

Q_5477

Contract Last

Q_5478

Contract Title

Q_5491

Authorized Organization

Q_5479

Contract Street

Q_5480

Contract City

Q_5481

Contract State

Q_5482

Contract Zip

Q_5483

Contract Phone

Q_5484

Contract Email

Q_5493

Additional Salutation
  • Mr., Mrs., Ms., Dr.

Q_1052

Additional Project Contact First Name

Q_970

Additional Project Contact Last Name

Q_1051

Additional Contact Title

Q_5492

Additional Organization

Q_3693

Additional Contact Street Address

Q_3694

Additional Contact City

Q_3695

Additional Contact State

Q_3696

Additional Contact ZIP Code

Q_3697

Additional Contact Telephone Number

Q_561

Additional Contact Email Address

Q_4199

Please select the primary sector or characterization that best defines this project.
  • Agriculture, Arts/Culture/Cultural Institutions, Biomedical/Medical, Community Development, Education/College/University, Energy, Environment, Financial Services, Food/Beverage, Healthcare, Hospitality, Housing, Industrial/Manufacturing, Information Technology Services/Communications, Infrastructure, Municipal/Government, Office, Research & Development, Tourism/Travel, Transportation, Water/Wastewater/Sewer, Waterfront Revitalization, Workforce Development,Business Development,Technology Commercialization

Q_4198

Please select the secondary sector or characterization that best defines this project.
  • Agriculture, Arts/Culture/Cultural Institutions, Biomedical/Medical, Community Development, Education/College/University, Energy, Environment, Financial Services, Food/Beverage, Healthcare, Hospitality, Housing, Industrial/Manufacturing, Information Technology Services/Communications, Infrastructure, Municipal/Government, Office, Research & Development, Tourism/Travel, Transportation, Water/Wastewater/Sewer, Waterfront Revitalization, Workforce Development,Business Development,Technology Commercialization

Q_3762

Does your project directly address the needs of people in your region who are living in poverty and who seek resources for inclusion in the economic life of New York State?

Q_3763

How does your project seek to apply CFA funds for the purpose of eliminating barriers to skilled employment by poor people in your region, as identified by the Opportunity Agenda? Please describe any efforts to collaborate at the local or regional level (i.e. public, private, labor, philanthropic sectors).

Q_3764

How does your project build workforce development programs, improve physical infrastructure, and/or establish social services that connect people living in poverty in your region with skilled employment, in correspondence with the economic revitalization priorities, distressed community targets, and the industry growth areas identified in the Opportunity Agenda and Strategic Plan?

Q_4200

Does your project provide opportunities for Veterans’ to participate in the workforce, or improve services to the Veterans’ and military families in New York?

Q_4201

If Yes, please explain how your project impacts the Veterans’ and military families in New York.

Q_6048

Does your project advance downtown revitalization?

Q_6047

If Yes, please detail how it will attract and retain residents, visitors and businesses and transform neighborhoods.

Q_575

Project Description. Concisely describe the project, indicating the location, what will be planned, designed, acquired, and/or constructed, the issues/opportunities to be addressed, and expected outcomes and deliverables. Additional details will be collected later in the application process.

Q_976

Statement of Need

Q_930

Explain what makes your project a regional economic priority - for example creates jobs, economic investment, sustainability and community revitalization, government efficiency or consolidation etc.

Q_2366

How does your project align with the Regional Economic Development Council’s Strategic Plan/Upstate Revitalization Initiative Plan? (strategic plans are located at https://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/ )

Q_929

Current State of Project Development (i.e. planning, preliminary engineering, final design, etc. You may enter N/A for non-project related applications)

Q_975

Estimated Project Timeline: including project start/completion dates, estimates for design, permitting and construction or other major steps. (You may enter N/A for non-Project related applications)

Q_580

Provide a list of all federal, state, and local reviews, approvals, or permits needed or completed, including the dates when they are expected to be completed or were completed. If Not Applicable, indicate "NA".

Q_2364

What is the status of State and/or Federal Environmental Review? If review of the project is underway or completed pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) or National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), please indicate the lead agency (if applicable).

Q_1054

If National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Record of Decision has been issued, please explain (include date of Record of Decision).

Q_2362

If funding was awarded in prior CFA rounds, what were the CFA numbers for which funding was awarded? (separate multiple CFA numbers with commas)

Q_4160

For each program to which you are applying under the CFA, explain your strategy for proceeding if the full amount of requested funding, required matching funds, and temporary financing are not secured as expected, or committed sources become unavailable.This explanation must address any proposed project phases, and both CFA and non-CFA sources of funds.

Q_7346

Submit one or more map(s), to scale, identifying the project location(s) or delineating the project area. If the project is to prepare or implement a watershed management plan, depict on the map the approximate landward extent of the watershed.

Q_5957

Complete a DOS Budget Summary & Detail table to demonstrate eligible costs and required local match (see scoring tips).

Q_7348

Submit site plans and design drawings, photographs of existing site conditions, as applicable, and if available, to support your project work plan. For construction only projects, the applicant is required to submit draft or final design documents with the grant application.

Q_6460

Applicants are required to create a plan for compliance with the Certified Minority-And Women-Owned Business Enterprises and Equal Employment Opportunities for Minority Group Members and Women requirements as part of this application. The plan will include a DETAILED statement, with the project description, on how you intend to meet the MWBE goals with your project. The following should be included in the statement: 1. Your project’s MWBE goal amount, determined by using the MWBE GOALS CALCULATION Template located here at http://www.dos.ny.gov/funding/. The link provided goes to the DOS main 'Grant Opportunities' webpage, please select the correct RFA title and required document can be found on that page. 2. The names of general circulation, trade association, and M/WBE-oriented publications in which you plan to solicit certified M/WBEs for the purposes of complying with the participation goals related to your project. 3. A list identifying the date(s) that all solicitations for certified M/WBE participation plan to be published in any of the above publications. 4. A list of all certified M/WBEs appearing in the NYS Directory of Certified Firms that will be solicited for purposes of complying with your certified M/WBE participation goal (The Directory can be viewed at: https://ny.newnycontracts.com/FrontEnd/VendorSearchPublic.asp?XID=7637&TN=ny). 5. Descriptions of the notices, dates of contact, letters, and any other correspondence that will be made to all certified M/WBEs. 6. A description of any contract documents, plans, or specifications to be made available to certified M/WBEs for bid solicitation purposes and the proposed date and manner in which these documents will be made available.

Q_1978

Attach resolutions, municipal agreements, executed Intermunicipal Agreements or other items to the submission to help illustrate support for the application/project .

Q_6946

Please provide Letters of Support for your project (if applicable). All letters should be scanned into a single PDF file and their total size cannot exceed 10 Megabytes (MB).

Q_7349

Indicate the primary grant category under which you are applying.
  • Preparing or Updating a Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP), Preparing an LWRP Component - including a Watershed Management Plan, Updating an LWRP to Mitigate Future Physical Climate Risks, Implementing a Local Waterfront Revitalization Program or a completed LWRP Component, Celebrating the Bicentennial of the Erie Canal - Improving Public Waterfront Access for Canal Communities

Q_7439

Provide a concise press-ready project description (500 characters or less) which identifies the grant recipient and other major project partners, provides a brief description of the project scope of work and describes the project goals/objectives.

Q_1580

Indicate the name of Waterbody(ies) and/or Waterway(s) that make(s) the applicant-municipality eligible for Environmental Protection Fund Local Waterfront Revitalization Program grant funding for the proposed project.

Q_57

List all the municipalities (County, City, Town and Village) covered by the project.

Q_7440

Is this grant application being submitted by a County, with the consent and acting on behalf of one or more village, town, or city?
  • Yes,No
    1. If Yes is selected then Q_7442 will be displayed

Q_7442

If yes, list all eligible municipalities participating in the project and attach a letter or resolution from these municipalities which demonstrates their consent and support for the application (see scoring tips for instructions).

Q_7350

Explain how the project creates or advances a vision for achieving long-term community goals, capitalizing on assets, or creating opportunities for addressing problems identified in an existing LWRP; LWRP Components, including a Watershed Management Plan; or Designated Brownfield Opportunity Area Plans where applicable.

Q_7351

Describe how the proposed project will advance the completion or implementation of a Local Waterfront Revitalization Program or LWRP Component.

Q_7352

Describe the approach and process that will be followed to ensure ongoing public participation and engagement during project development and implementation, the local capacity and effective organizational structure to complete the project, and if applicable the quality of applicant performance under previous contracts with the Department of State.

Q_7353

Explain how the project will result in or advance each of the following strategies: Regional Significance, Local Significance, Public Value, Sustainability, Economic Value, and Natural Resource Value. Address each separately (see scoring tips).

Q_7354

In detail, describe the tasks necessary to complete the project scope of work, including the objectives to be achieved and problem(s) to be addressed. Identify the project location and geographic extent, project component tasks and deliverables, and for each provide their cost and a schedule for their completion.

Q_3460

Are you applying to multiple sources through the CFA for this project? If yes, please break down the work proposed under each grant for which you are requesting funding. If you do not receive funding from all sources requested, will your project still be viable? What is your strategy for proceeding with reduced funding?

Q_7355

For projects which include construction, will all proposed work be performed on public property or where there is a permanent public interest established, such as an easement (e.g. conservation, public access), and is the predominant purpose of the construction to provide a public benefit?

Q_1450

Will the proposed project result in the creation of construction jobs? If so, estimate the number of construction jobs to be created.

Enter zero if not applicable.

Q_1459

Will the proposed project directly or indirectly result in the creation of permanent jobs? If so, estimate the number of permanent full-time equivalent jobs that will be created.

Enter zero if not applicable.

Q_7356

Clearly define how the project will be implemented. Describe project Scope of Work implementation, Time Frame, and Project Readiness.

Q_1434

Describe the administrative structures in place to administer the requested grant. Identify individuals who will be responsible for specific tasks, such as contract and grants administration, fiscal accounting, and project management. For those managers and professionals already hired, describe their qualifications. Summarize consultant selection process and schedule, noting whether it is completed, underway or proposed. For future hires, describe qualifications sought and procurement/hiring method.

Q_7357

Explain how the project will Leverage Resources and Partnerships. List all project partners involved in the project and describe their role and demonstrate support from stakeholder(s) directly impacted by project.

Q_6620

Provide demographic and other relevant data or information which demonstrates the project's impact on areas that are densely populated and have sustained physical deterioration, decay, neglect, or disinvestment, or where a substantial proportion of the residential population is of low income or is otherwise disadvantaged and is underserved with respect to the existing recreational opportunities.

Q_7379

Is the project located in an environmental justice area? If yes, provide the census tract(s) number and county where the project is located.

Q_6582

Explain how project performance will be measured including how the project will be monitored and progress recorded to achieve milestones and complete individual products and deliverables according to the project schedule and timeline and what logical metrics will be used to quantify anticipated benefits of the project.

Q_1572

Describe and document how the budget and costs were determined.

Q_3461

Describe matching share in detail, noting amount, source (including any restrictions on the use of funds from that source), type (cash, donated, in-kind), and when available.

Q_6619

If the project budget includes donated professional services, provide a description of the work to be undertaken by each individual and the reason for using a donated professional services rate rather than the volunteer services rate. If the project will not include donated professional services, please note that in your answer.

Q_1575

Describe and document how the budget includes adequate detail for all project components involved, is cost-effective, presents necessary and realistic costs, and does not contain extraneous expenses.

Q_1059

Does the proposed project use, maintain, or improve existing infrastructure? Y/N/Not Relevant. Please explain all responses.

Q_1060

Is the proposed project located in a municipal center? Y/N/Not Relevant. Please explain all responses.

Q_1061

Is the proposed project located in a developed area or an area designated for concentrated infill development in a municipally approved comprehensive land use plan, local waterfront revitalization plan and/or brownfield opportunity area plan? Y/N/Not Relevant. Please explain all responses.

Q_1062

Will the proposed project protect, preserve and enhance the State’s resources, including agricultural land, forests, surface and groundwater, air quality, recreation and open space, scenic areas, and significant historic and archeological resources? Y/N/Not Relevant. Please explain all responses.

Q_1063

Will the proposed project foster mixed land uses and compact development, downtown revitalization, Brownfield redevelopment, the enhancement of beauty in public spaces, the diversity and affordability of housing in proximity to places of employment, recreation and commercial development and the integration of all income and age groups? Y/N/Not Relevant. Please explain all responses.

Q_1064

Will the proposed project provide mobility through transportation choices including improved public transportation and reduced automobile dependency?Y/N/Not Relevant. Please explain all responses.

Q_1065

Will the proposed project involve coordination between state and local government and inter-municipal and regional planning? Y/N/Not Relevant. Please explain all responses.

Q_1066

Will the proposed project involve participation in community based planning and collaboration? Y/N/Not Relevant. Please explain all responses.

Q_1067

Will the proposed project ensure predictability in building and land use codes? Y/N/Not Relevant. Please explain all responses.

Q_1068

Will the proposed project promote sustainability by strengthening existing and creating new communities which reduce greenhouse gas emissions and do not compromise the needs of future generations, by among other means encouraging broad based public involvement in developing and implementing a community plan and ensuring the governance structure is adequate to sustain its implementation? Y/N/Not Relevant. Please explain all responses.

Q_6256

Will the proposed project mitigate future physical climate risk due to sea-level rise, and/or storm surges and/or flooding, based on available data predicting the likelihood of future extreme weather events, including hazard risk analysis data, if applicable?

Q_1038

By entering your name in the box below, you certify that you are authorized on behalf of the applicant and its governing body to submit this application. You further certify that all of the information contained in this Application and in all statements, data and supporting documents which have been made or furnished for the purpose of receiving assistance for the project described in this application, are true, correct and complete to the best of your knowledge and belief. You acknowledge that offering a written instrument knowing that the written instrument contains a false statement or false information, with the intent to defraud the State or any political subdivision, public authority or public benefit corporation of the State, with the knowledge or belief that it will be filed with or recorded by the State or any political subdivision, public authority or public benefit corporation of the State, constitutes a crime under New York State Law.

Q_1037

By entering your name in the box below, you certify and agree that you are authorized on behalf of the applicant and its governing body to commit the applicant to comply with the requirements of Article 15-A of the New York State Executive Law: Participation By Minority Group Members and Women With Respect To State Contracts by providing opportunities for Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE)/Woman-owned Business Enterprise (WBE) participation. You further certify that the applicant will maintain such records and take such actions necessary to demonstrate such compliance throughout the completion of the project.

Q_1579

By entering your name in the box below you are submitting an application under the Environmental Protection Fund Local Waterfront Revitalization Program, and hereby certify that all components of the requested Total Project Cost are reasonable and necessary for the conduct of the proposed project and that prudent analysis has been undertaken, as outlined below, to insure that all costs are consistent with current prevailing costs for such goods and services in the geographic area that will benefit from the project.