The counties of Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery and Oneida were designated as high unemployment areas in 1966 and the District was formed. Schoharie County joined in 1967 and Otsego County was added in 2004. The District is a private, not-for-profit corporation under the Internal Revenue Code [501-C(3)].
Operation of the District comes from a federal government planning grant (EDA), local government contributions, and loan interest and fees charged to business clients. View our funding sources here
Infrastructure planning and development, business loans and assistance and local government training and assistance
The District cooperates with a variety of community organizations, attends their meetings and participates in joint projects.
Keep Mohawk Valley Beautiful, (KMVB), is a standing committee of Mohawk Valley Economic Development. Its members work toward three core objectives – preventing litter, reducing waste & beautifying communities. KMVB is an affiliate of the Keep America Beautiful Program representing the 6-County, Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council (MVREDC) target area and a standing committee of Mohawk Valley Economic Development District (MVEDD), a community and economic development organization. MISSION STATEMENT To organize, engage and empower public and private entities in the Mohawk Valley to take greater responsibility for improving their community environment. PURPOSE This KMVB consortium follows an approach based on the Keep America Beautiful (KAB) system of behavioral change that unites citizens, businesses and government to work on a variety of projects and solutions that advance core objectives -preventing litter, reducing waste and beautifying communities. This work is done as a region and volunteer members assist each other to further the sustainability and economic vitality of the cities, towns and villages in the Mohawk Valley.
Keep Mohawk Valley Beautiful - KMVB
KMVB Chairperson: Sam Russo
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Community Energy Advisors
Clean Energy Community Coordinator
Main Office Phone: 315-866-4671