Meadville Medical Center (MMC) is the recipient of a grant of just over $1 million to be used for a project in Vernon Township.
The grant was announced by State Representative Brad Roae in a statement sent Monday. The funding is being made available through the Pennsylvania Redevelopment Assistance Program (RACP) and is $1.089 million.
The money is for the second phase of MMC’s Vernon Place Job Generator project. The second phase will include a new site and constructions, improvements on the same multi-use site as the first phase.
In addition, the project will include excavation, debris removal, site grading, and construction of internal site access roads, water and sanitary sewer infrastructure, and waste management facilities. stormwater, as well as landscaping and lighting.
MMC has been contacted for comment on the story, but did not prepare a statement on Monday.
The RACP is administered by the Bureau of the Budget and is used for the acquisition and construction of regional, economic, cultural, civic, recreational and historical improvement projects. Its projects are state-funded projects that cannot obtain core funding from other Pennsylvania programs.