Rep. Delgado Holds Local Government Funding Roundtable with Schoharie County Officials

April 6, 2021
Press Release

SCHOHARIE COUNTY, NY – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) held a roundtable at SUNY Cobleskill with Schoharie County officials to discuss COVID-19 aid for local governments. The American Rescue Plan includes Rep. Delgado’s bill, the Direct Support for Communities Act, which establishes a formula for local aid that delivers $130.2 billion to counties and municipalities across the United States. The formula will bring over $400 million directly to local governments in New York's 19th Congressional District.


“At every level, Schoharie County local leaders are focused on delivering meaningful resources to their communities,” said Rep. Delgado. “Via my Direct Support for Communities Act, Schoharie will have the funding necessary to complete critical projects, maintain essential services, and invest in their local economy. It is an honor to deliver over $400 million to local governments across New York's 19th Congressional District, including $9.4 million to Schoharie County and the towns and villages therein.”


“We are grateful for Congressman Delgado taking the time to meet with Schoharie County elected leaders to share the latest information on the American Rescue Plan,” said Schoharie County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Federice. “There have been a great deal of questions on the process and timing of the funds to be disbursed. Congressman Delgado was very helpful in bringing us up to date, which will help us better plan on where to apply the funds.”


Under Rep. Delgado's Direct Support for Communities Act formula, and according to House Committee on Oversight estimates, NY-19 towns and villages would get over $160 million in relief. Additionally, NY-19 counties would receive an estimated:


Broome County: $36,940,000

Columbia County: $11,530,000

Delaware County: $8,560,000

Dutchess County: $57,060,000

Greene County: $9,015,000

Montgomery County: $9,550,000

Otsego County: $11,540,000

Rensselaer County: $30,780,000

Schoharie County: $6,010,000

Sullivan County: $14,630,000

Ulster County: $34,440,000


Click Here for local funding estimates for states, counties, cities, towns, and villages.

Click Here for a breakdown of Rep. Antonio Delgado's local funding formula.

Click Here for a summary of the American Rescue Plan.