BRIDGEVILLE – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced he secured more than $150,000 in Gaming Economic Development and Tourism Fund (GEDTF) Program funds for South Fayette Township.
The GEDTF program provides funding for single-year and multi-year projects that promote development in Allegheny County, including economic, infrastructure and community improvements, job training, public safety and public interest. The money comes from the tax assessed on slot games in casinos.
“This project will help contribute to the vitality of the area,” Ortitay said. “By increasing recreational opportunities in South Fayette with artificial turf, events will be able to be held in many different weather conditions. Cultivating enhancements such as this makes the area an attractive place to live and work.”
The $151,250 grant to South Fayette will be used to rehabilitate two fields in Fairview Park. The work will include installing artificial turf, goals, two solar scoreboards, stormwater management improvements, ADA-accessible pathways and related amenities.
Until Nov. 30, the 46th Legislative District includes Collier and South Fayette townships and Bridgeville, Heidelberg, McDonald and Oakdale boroughs in Allegheny County. It also encompasses Canton, Cecil, Mt. Pleasant, Robinson and Smith townships and Burgettstown, McDonald and Midway boroughs in Washington County.
Representative Jason Ortitay
46th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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