Gordner and Rowe Announce Grant for Selinsgrove Borough

(HARRISBURG) – The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has awarded a grant to Selinsgrove Borough, Snyder County, according to Senator John R. Gordner (R-27) and Representative David Rowe (R-85). 

Selinsgrove Borough will receive $300,000 through the Multimodal Transportation Fund program to assist with the installation of streetlights along West Pine Street from High Street to University Avenue.  This would complete the effort to connect Susquehanna University’s lighting network to the Borough’s central business district.  This grant is in addition to a prior CFA award in the amount of $200,000 to start the project.

“I was pleased to support this project before the CFA and I am grateful that they saw merit in its completion,” said Senator Gordner.  “Local residents and university students will be greatly served by the improved safety and walkability of the area.”

“The improvements that will be facilitated by this grant will be a boost to small business owners on and around West Pine Street by making the area safer and even more attractive to pedestrians who are shopping, going to dinner or just enjoying a walk around town,” said Representative Rowe.

The Commonwealth Financing Agency was established in 2004 as an independent agency of the Department of Community and Economic Development to administer Pennsylvania’s economic stimulus programs.

CONTACT:  Mike Stephens mstephens@pasen.gov