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PA-17 COMMUNITY PROJECT FUNDING REQUEST SUBMISSIONS

Congressman Conor Lamb has submitted funding requests for important community projects in Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District to the House Appropriations Committee.

Under guidelines issued by the Appropriations Committee, each Representative may request funding for up to 10 projects in their community for fiscal year 2022 – although only a handful may actually be funded.  Projects are restricted to a limited number of federal funding streams, and only state and local governments and eligible non-profit entities are permitted to receive funding.  Additional information on the Community Project Funding is available here.

In compliance with House Rules and Committee requirements, Congressman Lamb has certified that he, his spouse, and his immediate family have no financial interest in any of the projects he has requested.

PENNSYLVANIA’S 17TH DISTRICT CPF SUBMISSIONS

Listed below are the projects Congressman Lamb has submitted to the House Appropriations Committee. 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, SCIENCE, AND RELATED AGENCIES

PROJECT NAME: Communication System Improvement Project

AMOUNT OF REQUEST: $223,775

INTENDED RECIPIENT: South Beaver Township Police Department (805 Blackhawk Road, Beaver Falls, PA 15010)

This project will provide police officers with the equipment necessary to be able to communicate with other officers and emergency services during an emergency. 

Click here to view Congressman Lamb’s letter of certification.

 

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, SCIENCE, AND RELATED AGENCIES

PROJECT NAME: Body Worn Camera and Technology Project

AMOUNT OF REQUEST: $550,000

INTENDED RECIPIENT: Allegheny Police Chiefs, Inc. (285 Hytyre Farms Drive, Gibsonia, PA. 15044)

There are more than 100 municipal police departments in Allegheny County, and this funding would provide body worn cameras and additional technology to municipal police departments throughout Allegheny County.

Click here to view Congressman Lamb’s letter of certification.

 

INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES

PROJECT NAME: Filter Media Material Upgrade

AMOUNT OF REQUEST: $400,000

INTENDED RECIPIENT: Creswell Heights Joint Authority (3961 Jordan Street, PO Box 301, South Heights, PA 15081)

This project will provide funding to upgrade the materials needed for the removal of iron and manganese from the supply using sand and gravel in the filtration system to protect water quality. 

Click here to view Congressman Lamb’s letter of certification.

 

INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES

PROJECT NAME: Center Grange Road Waterline Replacement

AMOUNT OF REQUEST: $999,999

INTENDED RECIPIENT: Center Township Water Authority (224 Center Grange Road, Aliquippa PA 15001)

This project will replace an aging waterline that has in recent years been the source of numerous waterline breaks located along Center Grange Road (S.R. 3012) that serves several critical public facilities including an elementary school, the Center Township Municipal Complex (location of the Township Police Department/Emergency Services, Township Business offices, Water Authority, Sanitary Authority, etc.), the Community College of Beaver County, among other businesses and residences.  

Click here to view Congressman Lamb’s letter of certification.

 

INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES

PROJECT NAME: Water Treatment Plant Basin Covers

AMOUNT OF REQUEST: $80,000

INTENDED RECIPIENT: Municipal Authority Borough of Midland (946 Railroad Avenue, Midland, PA 15059)

This project will provide basin covers to ensure necessary security for the Municipal Authority to prevent tampering and harm to the water supply.        

Click here to view Congressman Lamb’s letter of certification.

 

TRANSPORTATION, AND HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES

PROJECT NAME: TCBC Men's Shelter Rehabilitation

AMOUNT OF REQUEST: $150,000

INTENDED RECIPIENT: The Cornerstone of Beaver County (600 6th Street, Beaver Falls PA 15010)

This project is for the Cornerstone of Beaver County (TCBC) Men's Shelter Rehabilitation to complete needed renovations to the men's shelter in Beaver County. These renovations will include repair and or replacement of (roof, gutters, downspouts), parking lot, emergency exit, doors/windows, and other identified building needs. 

Click here to view Congressman Lamb’s letter of certification.

 

TRANSPORTATION, AND HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES

PROJECT NAME: Millvale Ecodistrict Clean Energy Initiative

AMOUNT OF REQUEST: $584,322

INTENDED RECIPIENT: The New Sun Rising (112 Sherman Street, Millvale, PA 15209)

The Millvale Ecodistrict Clean Energy Initiative further develops key aspects of the community’s vision to become ‘a self-reliant urban solar village’ through solar energy production and related workforce training. 

Click here to view Congressman Lamb’s letter of certification.

 

TRANSPORTATION, AND HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES

PROJECT NAME: Coraopolis Train Station Project

AMOUNT OF REQUEST: $375,000

INTENDED RECIPIENT: Coraopolis Community Development Corporation (411 Broadway Street, Coraopolis PA 15108)

The Coraopolis Community Development Corporation (CCDC) project is for the renovation of the Coraopolis Train Station Project and will leverage the redevelopment of the Coraopolis Train Station to spur growth in the area surrounding the station on Mill Street and 4th Avenue.

Click here to view Congressman Lamb’s letter of certification.

 

TRANSPORTATION, AND HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES

PROJECT NAME: Neighborhood 91 Equipment Fund

AMOUNT OF REQUEST: $1,200,000

INTENDED RECIPIENT: Allegheny County Airport Authority (P.O. Box 12370, Pittsburgh, PA 15231)

This project will support the Neighborhood 91 equipment fund at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) to contain every element of the Additive Manufacturing supply chain, from design to production and distribution.

Click here to view Congressman Lamb’s letter of certification.

 

TRANSPORTATION, AND HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES

PROJECT NAME: RiverWise Franklin Avenue Park

AMOUNT OF REQUEST: $894,941

INTENDED RECIPIENT: Beaver County Regional Council of Governments (928 Pennsylvania Avenue, Monaca, PA 15061)

This project will complete the RiverWise Franklin Avenue Park as a public gathering space for the benefit of all residents of Aliquippa and Beaver County. 

Click here to view Congressman Lamb’s letter of certification.