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, 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.