Hill-Evans: $3.5 million in state grants awarded for local projects

YORK, Oct. 28 – State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, today announced three grants from the Redevelopment Capital Assistance Program for community projects in York County.

Hill-Evans has been instrumental in securing these grants by personally encouraging local organizations to submit grant applications. She works with organizations located in her district and those serving her district to apply, provides letters of support and follows up with decision-makers at the state level to approve these projects. She said she is glad to see funding come to major projects for York.

The following projects have been awarded funding:

  • $2 million to Crispus Attucks York to construct a History and Culture Center which will explore, document, and showcase the African American story in and impact on York City as well as African Americans' important place in and contributions to our country's history.

  • $500,000 to Precision Custom Components, LLC to renovate a portion of the deteriorated old manufacturing space at 160 North Hartley St. into usable manufacturing areas. When completed, this facility will be capable of manufacturing a wide variety of custom products for the defense and energy industries.

  • $1 million to Zion Lutheran Church to redevelop the exterior and interior, create an event space, and extend the campus of the Yorktowne Hotel. Construction will include restoration of the interior vestibule, assembly hall, balcony, double curved stairways, cemetery vaults, wooden newel posts, balustrades, rib-vaulted ceilings, and detailed wooden doors.

More information on the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program can be found at www.budget.pa.gov/Programs/RACP/