Fulton County Center for Regional Growth Board of Directors Meetings convene at 8:30 a.m. at the CRG office at 34 West Fulton Street, Gloversville, NY  12078, unless otherwise noted.* Agendas are available at this site before the meetings. Minutes of meetings are posted after they are approved at the following month’s meeting.

Friday, July 28, 2017
Agenda
Chair Report; Committee Reports; 2016 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; Community Outreach Programs; Business Tours for Elected Officials; Community Assistance: Caroga Lake; Northville; Johnstown; Gloversville; Business Marketing Inquiries; Combined County Marketing Effort Update Property Disposition Update: NLH Perth Primary Care Facility; Loan Applicant Updates; 2017 Proposed Events; Combined DRG / MVEDD Business Financing Symposium (TBD); Combined Fulton County / CRG Site Selectors Guild Conference; (September 6-8); CRG Fall Event (TBD); 2017 Events Attending: Select USA Investment Summit (June 18-20); Fancy Food Show (June 25-27); Northville Woodworking Festival (July 14-16); Site Selector’s Guild Conference (September 25-27); IAMC Fall Forum (October 7-11); 34 West Fulton Street; National Grid, Farley, and Restore NY Grant Updates; National Grid Marketing Grant.

Friday, June 30, 2017
Agenda
Chair Report; Committee Reports; Gloversville Downtown Development Specialist Report;2016 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; Community Outreach Programs; Business Tours for Elected Officials; Community Assistance: Caroga Lake; Northville; Johnstown; Gloversville; Business Marketing Inquiries; Combined County Marketing Effort Update Property Disposition Update: Estee Phase II; Vacant Lot at Prospect and Littauer Place; Loan Applicant Updates: 2017 Proposed Events; Combined DRG / MVEDD Business Financing Symposium (TBD); Combined Fulton County / CRG Site Selectors Guild Event (September 6-8); CRG Fall Event (TBD); 2017 Events Attending: Select USA Investment Summit (June 18-20); Fancy Food Show (June 25-27); Northville Woodworking Festival (July 14-16); Site Selector’s Guild Conference (September 25-27); IAMC Fall Forum (October 7-11); 34 West Fulton Street; National Grid, Farley, and Restore NY Grant Updates; National Grid Marketing Grant.

Friday, May 19, 2017
Agenda
2016 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; Community Outreach Programs: Business Tours for Elected Officials, Community Assistance, Caroga Lake, Northville, Johnstown, Gloversville; Business Marketing Inquiries; Combined County Marketing Effort Update;Property Disposition Update; Estee Phase II; Vacant Lot at Prospect and Littauer Place; Loan Applicant Updates; Gloversville EPA Grant; 2017 Proposed Events: CRG Open House and Unveiling of The Center (April 27), Combined DRG / MVEDD Business Financing Symposium (TBD), Combined Fulton County / CRG Tryon Marketing Event with CIREB (June 21), Combined Fulton County / CRG Site Selectors Guild Event (September 6-8), CRG Fall Event (TBD); 2017 Events Attending: Chamber Business Expo (April 6),, IAMC Summit (April 10-12), Select USA Investment Summit (June 18-20); 34 West Fulton Street; National Grid, Farley, and Restore NY Grant Updates, Library Space Groundbreaking; National Grid Marketing Grant; Tradeshow Items and Booth Purchased; Business Training Program

Friday, April 21, 2017
Agenda
2016 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; Community Outreach Programs; Community Assistance: Caroga Lake, Northville, Johnstown, Gloversville; Business Marketing Inquiries; Combined County Marketing Effort Update; Property Disposition Update: Estee Phase II, Vacant Lot at Prospect and Littauer Place; Loan Applicant Updates; Gloversville EPA Grant; 2017 Proposed Events: CRG Open House and Unveiling of The Center (April 27), Combined DRG / MVEDD Business Financing Symposium (TBD), Combined Fulton County / CRG Tryon Marketing Event with CIREB (June 21), Combined Fulton County / CRG Site Selectors Guild Event (September 6-8) CRG Fall Event (TBD); 2017 Events Attending: Chamber Business Expo (April 6), IAMC Summit (April 10-12), Select USA Investment Summit (June 18-20), 34 West Fulton Street; National Grid, Farley, and Restore NY Grant Updates; Library Space Groundbreaking;National Grid Marketing Grant;Tradeshow Items and Booth Purchased l. Business Training Program.

Friday, March 24, 2017 Minutes
Agenda
Governance Committee; Finance Committee; Audit Committee; Membership & Marketing Committee; County & City Marketing Reports; 2013-2015 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; 2016 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; Community Outreach Programs; Business Marketing Inquiries; Combined County Marketing Effort Update; Property Disposition Update; 2017 Proposed Events, (April 27), Combined DRG / MVEDD Business Financing Symposium (TBD), Combined Fulton County / CRG Tryon Marketing Event with CIREB (June 21), Combined Fulton County / CRG Site Selectors Guild Event (September 6-8), CRG Fall Business Showcase Event (TBD); 2017 Events Attending: Site Selectors Guild (March 13-15), IAMC Summit (April 10-12), Select USA Investment Summit (June 18-20), Chamber Business Expo (April 6),  34 West Fulton Street; National Grid, Farley, and Restore NY Grant Updates; Library Space Groundbreaking; National Grid Marketing Grant; Tradeshow Items and Booth Purchased; Business Training Program

Friday, February 24, 2017 Minutes
Agenda
2013-2015 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; 2016 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; Community Outreach Programs; Community Assistance: Caroga Lake, Northville, Johnstown, Gloversville; Downtown Development Specialist; Business Marketing Inquiries; Combined County Marketing Effort Update; Property Disposition Update: Estee Phase II, Vacant Lot at Prospect and Littauer Place; Loan Applicant Updates; Gloversville EPA Grant; 2017 Proposed Events: CRG Open House and Unveiling of  The Center (April 27), Combined DRG / MVEDD Business Financing Symposium (TBD), Combined Fulton County / CRG Tryon Marketing Event with CIREB (June 21), Combined Fulton County / CRG Site Selectors Guild Event (September 6-8), CRG Fall Business Showcase Event (TBD); 2017 Events Attending: Site Selectors Guild (March 13-15), IAMC Summit (April 10-12), Select USA Investment Summit (June 18-20), Chamber Business Expo (April 6),  34 West Fulton Street; National Grid, Farley, and Restore NY Grant Updates; Library Space Groundbreaking; National Grid Marketing Grant; Tradeshow Items and Booth Purchased; Business Training Program.

Friday, January 27, 2017 Minutes
Agenda
Completion of Chairman Dustin Swanger’s two terms; Governance Committee; Finance Committee; Membership Approvals; official resignation of Chris Curro; 2013-2015 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; 2016 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; Community Outreach: Caroga Lake, Northville, Parkhurst Ballfield project; Business Marketing Inquiries; Estee Phase II; Combined County Marketing Effort Update; Loan Applicant Updates; Gloversville EPA Grant; 2017 Proposed Events; CRG Open House and Unveiling of The Center (spring); Business Financing Symposium (June); Combined Fulton County / CRG Tryon Marketing Event with CIREB; Combined Fulton County / CRG Site Selectors Guild Event; CRG Fall Business Showcase Event (October); 34 West Fulton Street; National Grid, Farley, and Restore NY Grant Updates; National Grid Marketing Grant.

  • Organizational Meeting of the Board of Directors
    Agenda
  • Membership Meeting
    Agenda

Friday, December 12, 2016
Agenda
Executive Committee; Governance Committee; Finance Committee; Audit Committee; Membership & Marketing Committee; Membership Approvals; 2013-2015 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; 2016 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; Community Assistance: Caroga Lake, Northville; Business Marketing Inquiries; Estee Phase II; Combined County Marketing Effort Update; Property Disposition Update; Loan Applicant Updates; Gloversville EPA Grant; 2017 Proposed Events; CRG Open House and Unveiling of The Center (spring); Business Financing Symposium (June); Combined Fulton County / CRG Tryon Marketing Event with CIREB; Combined Fulton County / CRG Site Selectors Guild Event; CRG Fall Business Showcase Event (October); 34 West Fulton Street; National Grid, Farley, and Restore NY Grant Updates; National Grid Marketing Grant.

Friday, November 18, 2016, Minutes
Agenda

Farley & Restore NY Grant Update; 2013-2015 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; 2016 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; Community Outreach Programs: Local Businesses, Community Assistance, Gloversville Downtown Development Specialist; Business Marketing Inquiries: Estee Phase I, Combined County Marketing Effort Update, Property Disposition Update, Loan Program Update, Gloversville EPA Grant, Events; Export Financing Symposium; CRG Fall Networking Event; 34 West Fulton Street

Friday, October 28, 2016, Minutes
Agenda

Friday, September 23, 2016, Minutes
Agenda
Farley & Restore NY Grant Updates; 2013-2015 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; 2016 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; Community Outreach Programs; Business Marketing Inquiries; Estee Phase II; Combined County Marketing Effort Update; Property Disposition Update; CDBG Loan Update; Gloversville EPA Grant; Export Financing Symposium; CRG Fall Networking Event; Social Media; 34 West Fulton Street.

Friday, August 26, 2016, Minutes
Agenda
2013-2015 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; 2016 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; Restore NY Grant; Community Outreach Program; Management Agreement Updates; Business Marketing Inquiries; Estee Phase II; Combined County Marketing Effort Update; Property Disposition Update; CDBG Loan Update; EPA Grant; Export Meeting with NYS: NY Global Division; Upcoming Events; Export Financing – 1 day event; social Media; Gloversville Loan Fund; 34 West Fulton Street.

Friday, July 22, 2016, Minutes
Agenda
2013-2015 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; 2016 Microenterprise Grant Program Update; Restore NY Grant; Community Outreach Program; Management Agreement Updates; Business Marketing Inquiries; Estee Phase II; Combined County Marketing Effort Update; Property Disposition Update; Potential CFA; CDBG Loan Update; Downtown Meetings; City of Gloversville Upstate Urban Initiative; EPA Grant;  Export Meeting with NYS: NY Global Division;  National Grid Grants;  Upcoming Events; Social Media; Gloversville Loan Fund; 34 West Fulton Street

Friday, June 24, 2016, Minutes
Agenda
CFA process; $10 million Downtown Initiative grant; Membership and Marketing Committee; 2013-2016 Microenterprise Grant Programs; Community Outreach Program; Estee Phase II; new Tryon Technology Park sign; Hales Mills Road Extension; Vail Mills retail project; 34 West Fulton Street potential tenants; Select USA Investment Summit.

Friday, May 20, 2016, Minutes
Agenda
Topics: CFA process; $10 million Downtown Initiative grant; Membership and Marketing Committee; 2013-2016 Microenterprise Grant Programs; Community Outreach Program; Estee Phase II; Combined County Marketing Effort; CDBG loan for SW Skincare; City of Gloversville Upstate Urban Initiative application; Export meeting with New York Global Division; National Grid grants for tradeshow and property improvements; site selector walkthrough for Tryon; Gloversville Loan Fund.

Friday, April 22, 2016, Minutes

Agenda
Topics: RFP for insurance; Gloversville Loan Fund; water supply for Global Village; Microenterprise Grant Program; Community Outreach; NYS Urban Council event in Gloversville; Combined County Marketing efforts; drainage issue at Perth Primary Care Center; CDBG and CFA loans.

March 25, 2016, Minutes
Topic: 2015 audit review with West & Co.

Friday, March 18, 2016, Minutes
Agenda
Topics:Estee Commons; Estee Phase II; Townsend Leather approved for Foreign Trade Zone designation; launch of tryontechnologypark.com website; Orion Management; CDBG loans; Microenterprise grants; CBRE tour of business and industrial parks.

March 16, 2016 Finance Committee Minutes
Topics: Transfer of Estee Commons security deposits to Maddalone; CIC liabilities and rent rolls; Microenterprise grant disbursements and accounting.

Friday, February 19, 2016 Minutes
Agenda
Topics: Gloversville Library fundraing; Sen. Schumer; market tax credits; Regional Economic Development Council meeting with Howard Zemsky, President and CEO of ESDC; MV500 funding competition; IDA brochure for Tryon; Johnstown Renewable Energy; Fage Yogurt; CFA funding; Microenterprise Grant Funding update; Glove Theatre fundraising; downtown revitalization

February 17, 2016 Finance Committee Minutes
Topics: CIC rolls, payroll and financial reports

Friday, January 29, 2016, Minutes
Agenda
Topics: CIC and EDC Board and Committee assignments; Tryon marketing brochures and website; Microenterprise Grant Program; Community Outreach Program; Estee Commons; 110 Decker Drive sold to Nathan Littauer Hospital; Foreign Trade Zone; Combined county marketing effort; New York State Urban Council; Site Selectors Guild; potential CDBG loans.

Friday, December 18, 2015, Minutes
Agenda
Topics: Smartwaters ceremony; Microenterprise Grant Program; Community Outreach Program; Foreign Trade Zone, NYS Business Marketing inquiries; Estee Phase II; Combined county marketing efforts; CFA project recipients;

Friday, November 20, 2015, Minutes
Agenda
Topics: PILOT for 160 Enterprise Dr. , Johnstown; Microenterprise Grant Program; name change for Empire State Health Solutions to Vireo Health; Estee Commons; including FM County  Young Professionals Network in downtown marketing efforts; Royal Mountain Inn loan;  Foreign Trade Zone; Combined County Marketing Efforts; CRG Board Retreat;

Friday, October 30, 2015, Minutes
Agenda
Topics: Microenterprise Grant Program; Estee Commons; Tryon marketing analysis; Community Outreach Program; National Grid Grant Update; Sale of 20 Crescendoe Road; Downtown Improvement Meetings; IAMC Conference; Capital Land Bank Meeting; Foreign Trade Zone; Combined County Marketing Efforts; CRG Networking Event.

Friday, September 25, 2015, Minutes
Agenda
Topics: Finance Committee Report; Membership renewals; EDC approved to loans from CDBG pool for CMK Development and Royal Mountain Inn; MV500 plan; Tryon marketing progress; 2015 and 2016 Microenterprise Grants – NYS names Fulton County’s as some of the most successful grant submissions in the state; Community Outreach Program meets with Main Motorcar, Johnstown Restaurant Supply, ElectroMetrics, Exel, Studio Herbage; 3 conference calls for NYS business marketing; 2 Great Guys Properties; NBT Building; CFA applications; Business Development Building Stock Tour; Estee Phase II analysis for demolition and asbestos removal; NYS Urban Council Annual Downtown Conference; IAMC fall conference in Cleveland; Site Selectors Guild Conference in Philadelphia; Capital Region Land Bank; Combined County Marketing Efforts; CRG Jubilee Networking Event; Foreign Trade Zone meeting.

Friday, August 28, 2015, Minutes
Agenda
Topics: Finance Committee Report; transfer of administrative duties from EDC to CRG; Maddalone and CBRE reports; 2015 Microenterprise Grants; National Grid Grant; LaVilla Dog Works; Tri-Hill Engineering; SW Skin Care and Cosmetic; Sacandaga Therapeutic Massage; Fit Happens; JPAK Holding; La Familia Spanish Restaurant; Easterly Woodworking; Community Outreach Program; Management Agreement Updates; Downtown Improvement Meetings; Estee Commons; 2016 Microenterprise Grants; 2 Great Guys; NYS Business Marketing Inquiries; CDBG Loans; Retail Development Specialist Visit; Route 30 corridor; Global Foundries; Tryon Technology Park.

Friday, July 31, 2015, Minutes
Agenda
Topic: Budget review

Friday, July 24, 2015, Minutes
Agenda
Topics: CFA applications; MV500; ESD; Finance Committee Report; Audit Committee Report; YMCA building; Empire State Medical Solutions; Microenterprise Grants; Community Outreach Program; National Grid Grant; Management Agreement Updates; Downtown Improvement Meetings; CRG Marketing Progress; Retail Development Specialist visit;

June 26, 2015, Minutes
Agenda
Topics: Finance Committee report; formation of a Governance Committee; Empire State Health Solutions progress at Tryon; Microenterprise Grant Program; Community Outreach Program; National Grid Grant; Downtown Improvement Meetings; CFA Grant applications; Business Retention Project; 2016 Proposed Microenterprise Grant Program; ABO Compliance; NYS Business Inquiries; Potential CDBG Loans

Friday, May 29, 2015 Minutes
Agenda
Topics: CFA Grant Application; MV500 Process; Empire State Health Solutions; Tryon Technology Park; Smart Waters Study; regional bus system discussions; Microenterprise Grant Program; Community Outreach Program; National Grid Grant; Management Agreement Updates; Downtown Improvement Meetings; ABO Compliance; IAMC Conference

Friday, April 24, 2015, Minutes
Agenda
Topics: MV500 Process; Microenterprise Grant Training Program; Gloversville Library Project Update; CFA Grant Application; Benson’s Pet Center, Business Retention Project; Carville Leather; Management Agreements with Maddalone Associates; Northville Infrastructure Funding; Gloversville Wine Festival

Friday, March 27, 2015, Minutes
Agenda
Topics: Microenterprise Grant Training Program; Downtown Improvement Meeting; National Grid Grant; Gloversville Library Project Update; Community Outreach Program; CFA Grant Application; Purchase Offer for 160 Enterprise Drive

Friday, February 27, 2015, Minutes
Agenda
Topics: Upstate Revitalization Fund; Site Selectors’ Guild Conference; Outreach Program; FCCRG website; FCCRG Mission Statement; Microenterprise Grant Training Program; proposed business industrial park south of Opportunity Drive; sale of STAG-owned property to Proliant not happening;  potential rail access to Johnstown Industrial Park

Friday, January 30, 2015, Minutes
Agenda
Topics: ABO requirements; Mission statement; Audit and Finance; Regional Business Park; downtown Gloversville business development group; outreach to manufacturing businesses; competition for three $500 million grants derived from bank settlement funds; available $5 million funds from Mohawk Valley Regional Development Council; South Main Street senior housing plan; a chocolate company establishing retail space in Broadalbin: dairy company looking to move into the Johnstown Industrial Park; potential rail access to Johnstown Industrial Park from the Fonda spur.