Lower Gwynedd receives $1.325 million towards new public works facility

Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program has released details on its latest round of grants and it includes a $1.325 million grant towards a new public works facility in Lower Gwynedd Township.

The Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program is a grant program of the commonwealth administered by the Office of the Budget for the acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic, recreational, and historical improvement projects.

We spoke with Lower Gwynedd SupervisoKathleen Hunsicker and she shared that a location for the new facility has not yet been identified and that the 2023 proposed budget includes $50,000 for architectural design and analysis for this facility. The township has 10 years to utilize the grant.

The new facility will include accommodations for an indoor vehicular storage area; an indoor vehicular circulation area; vehicle maintenance and wash bays; indoor general storage areas; office space, breakroom, rest room, locker room, and related areas; Outside there will be a storage area, parking, and vehicular circulation; a salt shed; and a stormwater basin and system.