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Washington County commissioners announce 2019 Local Share Account recommendations

The Washington County Board of Commissioners received the 2019 Local Share Account program recommendations at their regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday morning. The projects were submitted by the county’s Local Share Account Review Committee which recommends investments from the county’s share of gaming revenues derived from The Meadows Racetrack and Casino.

The 2019 Local Share Account Recommendations are:

  • 2019 Total Recommended Funding: $7,453,083
  • Total Leverage: $12,550,560
  • Total Impact: $20,003,643

COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT:

  • Total Recommended Funding: $2,358,583
  • Total Leverage: $1,975,187
  • Total Impact: $4,333,770

1. Canonsburg Town Park Infrastructure Revitalization Project (Pavilion and ADA Improvements Only) – Friends of Canonsburg Town Park

  • Leverage: $30,000
  • Recommended Funding: $60,000

2. Code Enforcement Demolition Project – City of Washington

  • Leverage: $50,000
  • Recommended Funding: $300,000

3. Community Center Capital Improvements & Updates Project (Funding for Three Rooftop Furnaces Only) – Center in the Woods, Inc.

  • Leverage: $5,000
  • Recommended Funding: $35,000

4. Cross Creek Valley Senior Center Paving Parking Lot – Aging Services of Washington County

  • Leverage: $3,000
  • Recommended Funding: $34,000

5. Dock Expansion – Final Phase Project – East Bethlehem Township

  • Leverage: $10,000
  • Recommended Funding: $85,000

6. Donora Public Library Expansion Project – Donora Public Library Board of Directors

  • Leverage: $956,750
  • Recommended Funding: $250,000

7. Downtown Recreation Destination Enhancement Project – California Borough Recreation Authority

  • Leverage: $85,000
  • Recommended Funding: $55,000

8. Downtown Washington Facade Improvement Program – Washington Business District Authority

  • Leverage: $25,000
  • Recommended Funding: $100,000

9. House Demolition and Parking Lot Construction for the Historical Society (House Demolition Only) – California Borough

  • Leverage: $2,500
  • Recommended Funding: $15,000

10. LeMoyne Community Center Gymnasium Restoration Project – LeMoyne Community Center

  • Leverage: $20,450
  • Recommended Funding: $167,800

11. McKean Avenue Park Project – Donora Borough

  • Leverage: $183,840
  • Recommended Funding: $245,640

12. Monongahela Cemetery Historical Chapel Restoration (Funding for Chapel Roof Only) – Monongahela Cemetery, Inc. Board of Directors

  • Leverage: $69,429
  • Recommended Funding: $61,443

13. The Market House At The Community Pavilion – Phase II (Restrooms Only) – Main Street Farmers Market, Inc.

  • Leverage: $73,000
  • Recommended Funding: $73,000

14. Washington County Fairgrounds Building Improvements – Washington County Planning Commission

  • Leverage: $350,000
  • Recommended Funding: $626,700

15. Washington County Research and Education Center – Washington County Historical Society

  • Leverage: $111,218
  • Recommended Funding: $250,000

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:

  • Total Recommended Funding: $800,000
  • Total Leverage: $2,767,000
  • Total Impact: $3,567,000

16. Brockway Glass Plant Site Redevelopment Project – Running Brooke II Associates

  • Leverage: $2,767,000
  • Recommended Funding: $800,000

JOB TRAINING:

  • Total Recommended Funding: $155,300
  • Total Leverage: $362,600
  • Total Impact: $517,900

17. Intermediate Unit 1/Trinity Next Generation Fab Lab Career Expansion/Service Leadership – Trinity Area School District

  • Leverage: $112,600
  • Recommended Funding: $105,300

18. The Farm Agriculture Education Center (Funding for Barn Stabilization Only) – Greater Washington County Food Bank

  • Leverage: $250,000
  • Recommended Funding: $50,000

PUBLIC INTEREST:

  • Total Recommended Funding: $4,139,200
  • Total Leverage: $6,645,773
  • Total Impact: $10,784,973

19. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project – Carroll Township Authority

  • Leverage: $100,000
  • Recommended Funding: $300,000

20. WWPT Blower Improvements – Mon Valley Sewage Authority

  • Leverage: $601,300
  • Recommended Funding: $350,000

21. Allenport Borough Infrastructure Improvements (Street paving not funded) – Allenport Borough

  • Leverage: $16,500
  • Recommended Funding: $92,000

22. Beallsville Vacuum Sewer System Rehabilitation and Upgrades – Beallsville Borough

  • Leverage: $50,000
  • Recommended Funding: $250,000

23. Charleroi CCTV Program Phase II – Charleroi Borough

  • Leverage: $7,500
  • Recommended Funding: $75,000

24. CIPP Repair Program Phase II (Project C-East) – Peters Creek Sanitary Authority

  • Leverage: $195,000
  • Recommended Funding: $100,000

25. Pump Station No. 4 Rehabilitation Project – Mid Mon Valley Water Pollution Control Authority

  • Leverage: $30,000
  • Recommended Funding: $200,000

26. Ridge Road Pressure Reducing Valve Project – Tri-County Joint Municipal Authority

  • Leverage: $22,550
  • Recommended Funding: $100,000

27. SCADA Upgrade Project – Tri County Joint Municipal Authority

  • Leverage: $25,000
  • Recommended Funding: $100,000

28. Solids Handling Upgrades – Authority of the Borough of Charleroi

  • Leverage: $3,000,000
  • Recommended Funding: $200,000

29. South Franklin Township Act 537 Sewage Plan Property Acquisition – South Franklin Township

  • Leverage: $240,000
  • Recommended Funding: $300,000

30. Stockdale Storm Sewer Separation Project – Stockdale Borough

  • Leverage: $32,000
  • Recommended Funding: $200,000

31. Sewage Pump Station and Force Main Replacement Project (Funding for Two Pumps Only) – Mon Valley YMCA

  • Leverage: $35,000
  • Recommended Funding: $85,000

32. Vestaburg Waterline Project – Tri County Joint Municipal Authority

  • Leverage: $67,500
  • Recommended Funding: $150,000

33. State Route 0481 Waterline Replacement Project – Authority of the Borough of Charleroi

  • Leverage: $105,000
  • Recommended Funding: $150,000

34. Centers For Patient Safety and Infection Prevention (Funding for Purchase of Sterilizers Only) – Monongahela Valley Hospital and Washington Health System

  • Leverage: $1,202,898
  • Recommended Funding: $475,000

35. Centerville Clinics Dental Department Upgrade – Centerville Clinics, Inc.

  • Leverage: $50,176
  • Recommended Funding: $150,000

36. Dry Run Slope Stabilization – Phase I Project – Municipal Authority of the City of Monongahela

  • Leverage: $50,000
  • Recommended Funding: $150,000

37. GED Test Voucher and Scholarship Program – Literacy Council of Southwestern PA

  • Leverage: $10,000
  • Recommended Funding: $10,000

38. Home Ownership Center of Washington County – Blueprints

  • Leverage: $132,149
  • Recommended Funding: $100,000

39. Reimagining Washington II – City of Washington Citywide Development Corporation

  • Leverage: $171,000
  • Recommended Funding: $100,000

40. Washington County Home Rehabilitation, Access and Homebuyer Assistance Program – Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington

  • Leverage: $502,200
  • Recommended Funding: $502,200

The commissioners will further consider the recommendations at their public meeting Thursday.

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