Mar. 17, 2023

HARRISBURG – In an effort to improve safety, transportation, infrastructure and water quality, Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) announced today the awarding of nearly $1 million in state funding for community improvements in the 44th Legislative District. Gaydos played a key role in securing the Local Share Account (LSA) grants for the projects.

“These grants will go a long way in many areas to help promote improvements in security, water systems, infrastructure and safety,” said Gaydos. “It is necessary that we invest in communities that make up the 44th District because it will attract business growth and provide jobs. I support all efforts to rejuvenate our area.” 

The local grants included:

Bell Acres Borough - $169,976 to replace aging equipment, which includes a backhoe, commercial mower and police car.
Crescent Township - $209,000 to install security cameras at 10 Creswell Heights Joint Authority-owned locations in their service area of Beaver and Allegheny counties.
Leet Township - $94,600 to replace the existing water line along School Street, which is currently a 4-inch diameter cast iron pipe.
Moon Township - $460,155 to develop a final design plan for Montour Run Road and Market Place Boulevard to include plans, specifications and estimate package for construction of transportation infrastructure to accommodate future commercial development.
Moon Township - $55,000 to purchase a new boiler system at the Valley Ambulance headquarters building.

The grants were approved and awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority, which was established as an independent agency that holds fiduciary responsibility over the funding of programs and investments in Pennsylvania’s economic growth. LSA grants are derived from gaming revenues.

Representative Valerie Gaydos
44th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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