Congressman Fred Keller announces USDA Community Facilities Direct Loan Program awards

July 15, 2020
Press Release
$129,500 in combined grants for Renovo Borough and Chapman Township will go to rural development

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded Renovo Borough and Chapman Township, both located in Clinton County, grants that will fund local projects.


A grant in the amount of $59,500 in Renovo Borough will go toward a new air conditioning system for the borough building and a four-wheel drive law enforcement vehicle.


A grant in the amount of $70,00 in Chapman Township will go toward a new plow truck to maintain mountainous roads during the winter.


On the awarding of the grants, Congressman Fred Keller made the following statement:


“I congratulate Renovo Borough and Chapman Township on receiving these vital grants from USDA.

“Too often in rural communities, local officials are left to make do with inadequate resources. I am glad to see that we are bringing our rural communities into the fold and investing in critical projects that will improve the standard of living in these areas.


“I look forward to seeing the positive impact that these grants will have for the residents of Renovo Borough and Chapman Township.”