Howard announces $1.5 million in state grants

MALVERN, Dec. 23 -- State Rep. Kristine Howard, D-Chester, announced today $1.5 million in state grants from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program has been awarded to West Whiteland Township to construct a new 44,000-square-foot public works facility.

"This grant is great news for West Whiteland," said Howard, "not only in terms of economic growth, but also in the improved health and safety of township residents that will be made possible by the consolidation of public works resources." 

The representative thanked Gov. Tom Wolf for his assistance in making the grants available.

RACP projects are authorized in the Redevelopment Assistance section of a Capital Budget Itemization Act, have a regional or multi-jurisdictional impact, and generate substantial increases or maintain current levels of employment, tax revenues or other measures of economic activity.