Local Recreation Projects Receive $509,500 in State Grants

Recreation projects for Butler County municipalities will receive grants totaling $509,500 from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program (CCPP), according to Senator Scott Hutchinson.

Butler City will receive $40,000 for the rehabilitation and further development of Memorial Park. The work includes renovation and installation of play equipment, construction of pedestrian walkways, ADA access, landscaping and other site improvements.

Butler County will receive $110,000 for the rehabilitation of Alameda Park in Butler Township. The work includes installation of play equipment, construction of pedestrian walkways, ADA access, landscaping and other site improvements.

Butler Township will receive $180,500 for the development of Preston Park. The work includes construction of pedestrian walkways, a comfort station, an access drive, a parking area, ADA access, landscaping and other site improvements.

Clay Township will receive $40,000 for the rehabilitation and further development of Clay Township Community Park. The work includes renovation and installation of play equipment, ADA access, landscaping and other site improvements.

Cranberry Township will receive $99,000 for the further development of North Boundary Park. The work includes construction of pedestrian walkways, a pavilion, an access drive, a parking area, ADA access, landscaping and other site improvements.

Slippery Rock Borough will receive $40,000 for further development of Slippery Rock Community Park. The work includes construction of a comfort station, ADA access, landscaping and other site improvements.

“These grants represent a sizeable investment by the state in the development of recreational areas throughout the region,” Senator Hutchinson said. “These parks and recreational facilities will provide new opportunities and improve the quality of life for everyone in the region.”

The CCPP provides financial and technical assistance to local governments, land trusts, river and trail organizations and other non-profit organizations for the planning, acquisition and development of park, recreation, conservation, and greenway areas. CCPP is supported by Key 93 (Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund), the Environmental Stewardship Fund (Growing Greener I) and several federal funding sources. 

 

 

Contact:          Justin Leventry           (717) 787-9684.

                        Jleventry@pasen.gov