HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair) today announced approval of $3.5 million in state assistance for water and sewer projects in Blair County.
The following projects were approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority, which administers Pennsylvania’s economic stimulus packages an independent agency of the Department of Community and Economic Development:
• Blair Township Water and Sewer Authority - more than $2,5 million for construction of a wastewater system extension to and acquisition of land along Reservoir Road.
• Hollidaysburg Borough - $690,000 for Gaysport and Penn Farms stormwater improvements.
• Newry Borough – nearly $200,000 for stormwater improvements along Patrick Lane and Dublin Street.
• Williamsburg Municipal Authority - nearly $73,000 for improvements to the Williamsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant in Catharine Township.
“Water and sewer grants are investments in infrastructure that we must make on behalf of our local residents who rightfully have that expectation of us,” stated Gregory. “These are competitive grants, so the credit for making this happen goes to the township supervisors and borough council members who initiated the grant application process. I am glad to have worked with Sen. Judy Ward on securing this funding to improve the quality of life in Blair County.”
Representative Jim Gregory
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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