Borowski announces more than $1M in state grants in 168th Legislative District

HARRISBURG, March 16 – State Rep. Lisa Borowski, D-Delaware, announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority today approved nearly $1.13M in grants for several local projects in the 168th Legislative District.

The following were approved in the district:

  • Public Works Renovation & Salt Shed Project in Edgmont Township: Renovate an historic barn to create a designated office space for the public works department, and construct a new shed to store salt and other bulk materials - $250,000.
  • County-wide Vision Zero Plan: Create a plan to engage the public in establishing actionable strategies for municipalities to make roadway improvements and implement new traffic law enforcement strategies, with a goal of improving public safety - $231,000
  • Municipal Electric Fleet Upgrade & Charging Station Installation Project in Radnor Township: Purchase seven electric vehicles and four electric vehicle charging stations to replace township vehicles slated for decommissioning, saving on fuel costs and reducing carbon emissions in the process - $400,000
  • Mineral Hill Park Project in Middletown Township: Make improvements to Mineral Hill Park to develop it as a site for public recreation, by adding two new walking trails, rehabilitating an existing trail, installing a new pedestrian bridge over Ridley Creek, building a picnic pavilion, constructing a composting restroom and a dog waste station, and removing dilapidated structures - $250,000
  • King of Prussia Rd. Pedestrian Crossing in Radnor Township: Upgrade the pedestrian crossing at King of Prussia Rd. and Radnor-Chester Rd. - $230,000

 “It’s exciting to see state dollars being put to good use on projects that will benefit so many people,” Borowski said. “Each of these projects will enhance the quality of life for our district’s residents and help create even better experiences for our visitors. The returns on these investments will be enjoyed for decades to come.” 

The grants were awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority, which oversees the state’s distribution of gaming revenues to support public projects.