It's called "The Gateway to Farmington." This section of land will include a small park with a clock, trees and benches. "I think it's one of the fastest growing communities in Ontario County right now," said Sue Stehling, Farmington Chamber of Commerce. "I think it's a very good thing for the community. They'll enjoy it." Local leaders want to create the feel of a downtown.
The project, which will cost $120 thousand dollars, is being funded mostly by local businesses and organizations. The town donated some dirt. Plus, the business council is selling 1-thousand engraved bricks that will line the walkway of the park. The bricks cost $100 per individual and $500 for businesses. "We made a decision early on that we need to do something and this was a logical choice," said Malvaso. Town officials are hoping once the project is complete that the State Department of Transportation will lower the speed limit in this area.
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