Young announces grant for Colwyn Borough
State Rep. Regina Young, D-Phila./Delaware, said she is proud to announce that Colwyn Borough will receive $110,000 to convert the basin at 5th Street and Ellis Avenue into a bio-retention basin.
“We only have one planet to live on,” Young said. “It is a huge undertaking, and we need to make every possible step to protect it. I am always proud to bring back money to the district that makes such a positive impact on both our community and environment.”
These Watershed Restoration and Protection funds, provided through the Commonwealth Financing Authority, can be used for projects which involve the construction, improvement, expansion, repair, maintenance or rehabilitation of new or existing watershed protection Best Management Practices.
The Commonwealth Financing Authority was established in 2004 to administer Pennsylvania's economic stimulus packages. The CFA holds fiduciary responsibility over the funding of programs and investments in Pennsylvania's economic growth.