Cooper Township Receives Block Grant for Community Development |

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HARRISBURG – Governor Tom Wolf announced nearly $45 million in new Community Development Block Grant-CARES Act (CDBG-CV) funding to support community improvements that will help improve the quality of life for residents.

“This funding will allow communities to make various infrastructure updates,” said Wolf. “Whether it’s water and sewer systems, parks or social services, these dollars will help make communities better places to live, work and play.

The following projects were included in the most recent block of CDBG-CV funding approvals:

Clearfield County

  • $1,243,881 to Clearfield County
  • Cooper Township Municipal Authority Safe and Healthy Water Initiative commissioners to replace water distribution pipes pursuant to a consent order issued by the Department of Environmental Protection. The funds will be used to install approximately 4,600 feet of water pipe and reconnect approximately 26 homes along Pheasant Drive, Old Turnpike Road and Hardscrabble Road to the new main line with new service lines.

CDBG-CV funds are made available through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and enable communities to effectively prepare, prevent the spread, and respond. the impacts of the coronavirus in their communities.

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