Grants of $5 million for projects in Cumberland and York County

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (WHTM) — State Senator Mike Reagan (R-31) announced Thursday, March 16, awarding nearly $5 million to several projects throughout Cumberland and York.

According to Senator Reagan’s office, grant funding was provided and provided through the Commonwealthunding Authority’s (CFA) Domestic Equity Account (LSA) program. This program uses proceeds from the games to support local projects across the central states that are in the interest of the public.

Cumberland County They have been awarded six grants, totaling more than $2.5 million:

  1. Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC)
    • more than $36,000 In favor of the Cumberland Valley Rails-to-Trails Council to acquire more land in the Mechanicsburg Borough and Silver Spring Township.
    • more than $100,000 forriends of the West Shore Theater for design costs to add a backdrop to the theatre.
  2. Mechanicsburg Borough
    • more than $675,000or a street landscaping project being implemented by the Downtown Mechanicsburg Partnership.
  3. Hamden town
    • almost $1 million Hampden pond rehabilitation.
  4. New Cumberland Borough
    • almost $50,000 To develop a comprehensive recreation, park and trail network plan for the town.
  5. The municipal authority for the borough of South Middleton
    • 750 thousand dollars To create an extension of a waterline on South Spring Garden Boulevard.

York County They have been awarded five grants, totaling more than $1.3 million:

  1. Franklintown Borough Municipal Authority
    • more than $185,000 To develop an alternative source of water in the town.
  2. Lewisbury Borough
    • more than 240 thousand dollars To restore the nut Ln.
  3. Newberry town
    • more than $250,000 To purchase training equipment, automatic license plate readers, and patrol cars for the police department.
  4. North East York County Sewer Authority
    • 160 thousand dollars to close a sewer line in the east of the town of Manchester.
  5. York County Economic Alliance
    • almost 750 thousand dollars On behalf of Leg Uparm to pay for energy efficiency improvements and installation of a solar PV system.

“The funding available through the Commonwealthunding Authority will provide the support needed to move these important community projects forward,” said Senator Reagan. “These projects will have a positive impact on the people who live in these communities and I look forward to completing them.”

In addition to the LSA program awards, a separate CFA program called the Intermodal Transportationund Scholarship Program is awarded $500,000or railroad improvements at the Lincoln Yard facility in York County. According to Senator Reagan’s office, this program provides financial support for projects to encourage economic development and ensure safe and reliable transportation for residents of the Palestinian Authority.

CFA was established in 2004 and is an independent agency of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, administering the state’s economic stimulus packages.