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Projects receive funding under the Municipal Assistance Program

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The Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) recently approved funding of $ 471,248 for 11 municipal projects in nine counties through the Municipal Assistance Program (MAP).

WFP helps local governments to effectively plan and implement municipal projects in three categories: shared services, community planning, and floodplain management. It also provides technical resources and assistance.

“This funding helps municipalities and local governments update their critical plans to ensure they are more effective and better prepared for the future,” Governor Tom Wolf said. “The Commonwealth remains committed to ensuring our communities have the resources they need to carry out important planning projects like these for the betterment of their communities and residents.”

Grants were awarded between $ 16,845 and $ 75,000.

The Town of Lancaster received $ 75,000 to update its 1993 Comprehensive Plan. The City’s goal of its 2042 Comprehensive Plan reflects the community’s consensus on the direction that the development and growth of the community is headed. should take over the next 20 years.

Franklin County received $ 69,837 to update its 2012 comprehensive plan and meet all of the requirements outlined in the Municipal Planning Code.

Pike County received $ 55,066 to update its 2006 Comprehensive Plan.

The boroughs of Crafton and Ingram in Allegheny County received $ 50,000 to modernize the zoning ordinances.