HARRISBURG – Four communities in the 67th Legislative District were awarded state grants for key infrastructure projects, Rep. Marty Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and Sen. Cris Dush (R-25) announced Tuesday.
“It’s so important to make sure we invest in our water and sewer systems to protect public health and safety in our communities,” Causer said. “I was pleased to advocate for these grants and bring this money back to our district.”
“Water and sewer projects can often be very expensive. This grant funding will help these 25th District communities ensure necessary projects are completed for the betterment of the health and safety of their residents,” said Dush.
The grants were awarded as follows:
• Bradford City Water Authority, McKean County: $265,000 toward replacement of the Route 219 Water Pump Station in Bradford Township and $488,410 for extension of a water line from St. Francis Drive to Lafferty Hollow Industrial Park.
• Hamlin Township, McKean County: $153,340 for replacement of a control panel at a wastewater treatment plant in in the township.
• Roulette Township, Potter County: $391,000 for installation of a new well and wellhouse in the township.
• Driftwood Borough, Cameron County: $285,175 for water system improvements.
The grants were approved Tuesday by the Commonwealth Financing Authority and are funded from multiple sources, with the largest being federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) money appropriated for recreation and conservation as part of previous Pennsylvania state budgets.
Representative Martin T. Causer
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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