– Three state grants totaling more than $240,000 have been awarded in McKean and Potter counties, Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) announced today.
“These grants make important investments in our communities, supporting recreation and conservation opportunities,” Causer said. “I applaud local officials for pursuing funding for these projects.”
In McKean County, the Kinzua Valley Trail Club was awarded $136,900 toward the development of the Kinzua Valley Trail in Lafayette Township and the Allegheny National Forest. Work will include construction of approximately 1 mile of trail and rehabilitation of approximately 2.2 miles of trail from the trailhead in Westline to Route 219, as well as a bridge. The project also will include ADA access, landscaping, project sign and other related site improvements.
Norwich Township was awarded $40,000 for rehabilitation of Norwich Township Park. Work will include construction of baseball dugouts, installation of fencing and backstop, as well as ADA access, landscaping, project sign and other related site improvements.
In Potter County, Bingham Township was awarded $65,000 for reconstruction of two stream crossings in the Genesee River watershed. Work will include reconstruction of stream crossings, streambank stabilization, landscaping, project sign and other related site improvements.
The local grants were among more than $50 million awarded through several grant programs administered by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
Representative Martin T. Causer
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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