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McFarland Offers Options for Ganister Sewer

“This was the easy way to go,” Blair County Planning Commission’s Dave McFarland told Catharine Township Supervisors during the meeting Thursday evening, Sept. 21, in regard to getting funding for the Ganister Sewer project.

McFarland is referring to the CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) funding. In previous years, surveys garnered a 49 percent low-income result, with only two homes needing to complete surveys and supervisors were hopeful to get the 51 percent to qualify for CDBG funds.

However, this wasn’t the case.

A new round of surveys were sent out and with four surveys not turned...


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