Gov. Wolf Announces Nearly $45 Million in New Funding to Support the Success of Communities Across Pennsylvania
, 2022-10-25 09:06:00,
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced nearly $45 million in new Community Development Block Grant-CARES Act (CDBG-CV) funding to support community improvements that will help enhance the quality of life for residents.
“This funding will allow communities to make a variety of infrastructure updates,” said Gov. Wolf. “Whether it be water and sewage systems, parks, or social services, these dollars are going to help make communities better places to live, work, and play.”
The following projects were included in the most recent block of CDBG-CV funding approvals:
- $3,755,698 to the Butler County Commissioners for a new sewer system in the Village of Boyers, Marion Township. Funds will be used to help the township build a new sewage system to handle the needs of the Boyers area residents, under a consent order from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Updates will affect 24 homes on the old sewer system, 72 homes currently using on-lot systems, and approximately 15 businesses.
- $1,428,159 to the City of Butler for park improvements as well as the Emergency Housing Repair Program. Funds will be used to make improvements at Butler Memorial Park, Christie Avenue Playground, Fr. Marinaro Park, and Rotary Park. Emergency Housing Repair Program funds will be used to provide free repairs to correct electrical, plumbing, heating, limited structural and carpentry, and roofing emergencies to eligible owner-occupied homeowners.
- $1,243,881 to the Clearfield County Commissioners for the Cooper Township Municipal Authority Safe and Healthy Water Initiative to replace water distribution lines as mandated by a consent order issued by Department of Environmental Protection. Funds will be used to install approximately 4,600 feet of water line and reconnect approximately 26 homes along Pheasant Drive, Old Turnpike Road, and Hardscrabble Road to the new main line with new service lines.
- $8,112,115 to the Clinton County Commissioners for phase three of their 911 tower…
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