Kazeem brings home another $2.8 million in district grants

HARRISBURG, Dec. 19 – State Rep. Carol Kazeem, D-Delaware, is pleased to announce state grant funding of over $2.8 million from the Commonwealth Financing Authority.

The projects range from water and sewer improvement projects to arts and culture organizations.

"As your representative, I am dedicated to advocating persistently to ensure that our region receives its fair share of state funding,” said Kazeem. It's crucial that we secure the resources needed to address the unique challenges and opportunities within our community, fostering growth, development, and a brighter future for all residents."

Grants were awarded to the following:

  • $1.9 million – to the Chester Water Authority for the replacement of water transmission lines in the city of Chester.
  • $436,597 – to the Lower Chichester Township for a storm sewer upgrade project and sanitary sewer upgrades along Morton Avenue located in Lower Chichester Township.
  • $425,000 – to the Southern Delaware County Authority for sanitary sewer improvements located in Upper Chichester Township.
  • $50,634 – to Marcus Hook Borough to assist with storm water improvements.
  • $10,671 – to the Delaware County Historical Society to fund operating costs.

The grants are from the Commonwealth Financing Authority's H20 PA Program, Small Water and Sewer Program, and PA Arts and Culture Recovery Program.

The H20 PA Program provides grants for drinking water, sanitary sewer, and storm water projects, whereas the Small Water and Sewer Program provides funding for infrastructure projects for small water, sewer, and storm water systems. The Pennsylvania Arts and Culture Recovery Program assists nonprofit arts and culture organizations throughout the state.