Rep. Deasy: $200,000 grant awarded to Crafton

CRAFTON, April 7 – State Rep. Dan Deasy announced today that the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County has awarded $200,000 in Community Infrastructure and Tourism grant funding to Crafton Borough.

Deasy said the grant will be used in the construction of a new storage garage for the Public Works Department.

“Crafton’s Public Works Department provides important maintenance, from street sweeping and plowing to general facility repairs, in order to keep the borough at its best,” said Deasy, D-Allegheny. “I want to congratulate Crafton on being awarded this grant that will help the department continue its mission to improve the borough.”

CITF grants provide financial assistance to municipalities, councils of government, nonprofits and for-profit businesses to facilitate economic development projects in Allegheny County. Eligible projects include economic development, infrastructure development, job training, community improvement, public safety or public interest.