HARRISBURG – The Chambersburg Police Department is set to receive $1.5 million in grant funding from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) for a new, updated police station in Chambersburg Borough, announced Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin).
“This funding is vital to ensuring the completion of this important project, while minimizing the local tax burden” said Kauffman. “The men and women of the Chambersburg Police Department work tirelessly to serve the public and keep us safe, and this facility will allow their work to be carried out in a more efficient and safe manner. I have been advocating for this funding for a long time and am looking forward to seeing the completed project.”
The project will include updates to infrastructure, demolition, expansion and renovation of the existing town hall. It will provide new police department personnel facilities including offices; a sally port; public waiting areas and conference rooms; interview rooms; holding cells; storage space for records; evidence and arms; a fitness room; locker rooms; public restrooms; and a K-9 room. Additionally, roof replacement and repairs, clock tower, chimneys, motorcycle storage building, police carport, high-density evidence storage system, and sidewalk replacement.
Kauffman noted that the funding received today is in addition to a previous RACP grant of $1.7 million for the police department.
RACP, administered through the Office of the Budget, provides grants for development projects that boost the economic, civic, cultural, recreational or historical value of the surrounding community.
Representative Rob Kauffman
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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