Ortt delivers $85K in grants for cultural programs and law enforcement
State Sen. Robert Ortt
ALBION – State Sen. Rob Ortt (R – North Tonawanda) today delivered a total of $85,000 to the Medina Railroad Museum, public libraries and law enforcement agencies throughout Orleans County.
The senator secured the money as part of the 2015-16 State Budget.
Senator Ortt presented the Medina Railroad Museum with a $15,000 check to support its educational, cultural, and recreational programming.
The Orleans County libraries received a total of $35,000 to assist with educational services and programming, materials, renovation projects, operations, or events that serve the community.
The amount of Senate grant money to the county libraries is as follows: Hoag Library, $20,000; Community Free Library, $5,000; Lee-Whedon Memorial Library, $5,000;and Yates Community Library, $5,000.
Ortt also secured funds for law enforcement agencies to help fight against crime, operate more effectively and efficiently, and aid emergency services and public safety measures.
The amount of Senate grant money to law enforcement is as follows: Orleans County Sheriff’s Office, $10,000; Orleans County District Attorney’s Office, $10,000; Albion Police Department, $5,000; Holley Police Department, $5,000; Medina Police Department, $5,000.