The Quaker Valley Council of Governments is proud to announce that it has been awarded three Gaming Economic Development & Tourism Fund (GEDTF) grants through the Commonwealth Finance Agency. Funding through the GEDTF program is made possible through a state law requiring casinos to pay a daily assessment of 5.5% of their gross terminal revenues.
Sewickley Heights Borough - Public Works Infrastructure Improvement Project : $190,000
This project includes the installation of 4 new catch basins and 220 linear feet of storm pipe. Additionally, the project will include the reconstruction of 1,235 square yards of driveway and buffer yard. The project seeks to resolve sedimentation from degraded asphalt surface and improve surface to subsurface drainage to mitigate future impacts from heavy precipitation events.
Leet Township - Stormwater Improvement Project: $100,000
This project will reconstruct a failed stormwater management facility in the Old Sewickley Highlands neighborhood.
Leet Township - Township Park Improvements: $300,000
This project will include the restoration of the existing basketball court and deck hockey court at the Township facility including replacement of the surfacing, new fencing, new playground equipment, and construction of a War Memorial.