The state Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) recently announced that counties and municipalities in the 21st Senatorial District will receive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding totaling $1,853,858, according to Senator Scott Hutchinson.
CDBG funding, which is administered by the DCED, supports projects such as housing rehabilitation, pubic services, community facilities, infrastructure improvement, development and planning in low- and moderate-income areas.
Butler County was awarded $325,142 as well as an additional $373,363 for the following communities: Jefferson Township, $95,280; Penn Township, $91,718; Slippery Rock Township, $96,185; and Summit Township, $90,180.
Clarion County was awarded $225,691 as well as an additional $177,267 for the following communities: Clarion Borough, $93,405; and Clarion Township, $83,862.
Forest County was awarded $206,479.
The City of Franklin, Venango County, was awarded $272,958. The City of Oil City, Venango County, was also awarded $272,958.
In addition to the CDBG funding, Butler County was also awarded a $40,000 Emergency Solutions Grant by the DCED.
Contact: Justin Leventry (717) 787-9684.