Kulik announces $425,000 in Allegheny County gaming grants

CORAOPOLIS, Jan. 26 – State Rep. Anita Kulik, D-Allegheny, announced today that the Allegheny County Gaming Economic Development Tourism Fund awarded a total of $425,000 in grant funding for projects in Scott Township, Stowe Township and Ben Avon.

The following amounts were awarded:

  • $100,000 to Scott Township for the construction of an ADA accessible restroom facility at the splash pad.
  • $125,000 to Stowe Township for the milling and repaving of roadway along Penn Alley and Derby Alley.
  • $200,000 to the Quaker Valley Council of Governments for the renovation of the Ben Avon Borough Building. The project includes the abatement of asbestos and lead-based paint, replacing the slate roof, replacing the overhead door, and replacing 15 windows to improve energy efficiency, thermal comfort, and security.

“Securing this funding will have a positive impact on these communities by supporting projects that focus on improving safety and accessibility,” Kulik said. “I am looking forward to seeing these projects completed and enjoyed by residents.”

The Allegheny County Economic Development Tourism Fund is financed by gaming activity in the county and administered by the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County and the Commonwealth Financing Authority. More information on the fund is available here.