Community Project Funding

This year the House Appropriations Committee will implement a new Community Project Funding (CPF) initiative to allow Members of Congress to directly address the most significant needs of the communities they represent. Members of Congress will be allowed to submit 10 qualified, local projects to the Appropriations Committee for consideration of targeted federal funds. CPF is available to state, local, tribal, and territorial governments. In addition, only projects with evidence of strong support from the community will be considered, and evidence of community support and community need is required as part of your submission.


What projects are eligible for CPF consideration?

ELIGIBILITY:

*For-profit entities are ineligible for Community Project Funding

  • Local Governments
  • K-12 School Districts
  • Higher Education Institutions
  • Non-Profit 501(c)(3)

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Funding requests must be for FY 2022 only and cannot include multi-year funding
  • Specify amount requesting
  • Explanation of the request, including purpose, and a justification for why it is an appropriate use of taxpayer funds
  • Evidence of community support (i.e. letters of support, government resolutions of support, relevant media coverage, etc.)
  • Evidence the entity, excluding governments and K-12 schools, is a non-profit organization as described under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986
  • Demonstratable evidence that the funds being requested serve the public’s benefit in one or more of the following categories:
    • The well-being of children and families
    • Reduction of poverty
    • Advancement of equity
    • Education (K-12, higher edu, and continued learning)
    • Community Health and Wellness
    • The Environment
    • Arts and Culture
    • Recreation
    • Infrastructure
For more information on requirements and project eligibility, click HERE.

What CPF have we submitted?

Drug Addiction Center 

Project Recipient:
WVU/Potomac Valley Hospital

Address of Recipient: 
100 Pin Oak Ln, Keyser, WV 26726

Project Explanation/Purpose: 
The funding is designated for Potomac Valley Hospital (PVH) to conduct renovations to house its Keyser-area drug addiction center that is functioning as a clinic for substance abuse and related behavioral health treatment as well as a resource hub for support services.  PVH will use funding for renovations of a location of the hospital where these services are already taking place, but the facilities are not adequate or appropriate for a substance abuse and behavioral health treatment area

Justification of taxpayer funds:
The project is an appropriate use of taxpayer dollars and is anticipated to have the following benefits by creating a place where constituents can get behavioral health and substance use treatment. This is a vital investment of taxpayer dollars because the impact of the substance abuse epidemic is significant in West Virginia and in PVH’s service area.  In 2014, West Virginia had the highest rate of drug-related deaths in the nation.  While the numbers have lowered, West Virginia still leads most other states in drug related deaths (most often from heroin and opioids). 

Amount of Funding Requested: 
$750,000.00

Financial Disclosure: 
Certification of no financial interest by Congressman David B. McKinley.

Regional Sobering Center

Project Recipient:
City of Morgantown

Address of Recipient:
20 Scott Ave, Morgantown, WV 26508

Project Explanation/Purpose:
The funding is designated for Monongalia county and its partners to conduct renovations to the Ramada Inn in Monongalia County, West Virginia. The project would create a 21-room sobering center for short term treatment, detoxification, and recuperation from the acute effects of alcohol or drug intoxication. The sobering center will allow local law enforcement to provide those suffering from drug or alcohol intoxication with a safe place to detox and begin the treatment process and avoid criminal charges.

Justification of taxpayer funds:
The project is an appropriate use of taxpayer dollars and is anticipated to have the following benefits by creating a place where constituents can get behavioral health and substance use treatment and ease the burden on local law enforcement. This is a vital investment of taxpayer dollars because the impact of the substance use epidemic is significant in West Virginia and in Monongalia County.  In 2014, West Virginia had the highest rate of drug-related deaths in the nation.  While the numbers have lowered, West Virginia still leads most other states in drug related deaths (most often from heroin and opioids). 

Amount of Funding Requested: 
$100,000

Financial Disclosure: 
Certification of no financial interest by Congressman David B. McKinley.

Expansion of Wheeling Health Right

Project Recipient:
Wheeling Health Right

Address of Recipient:
61-29th St, Wheeling, WV 26003

Project Explanation/Purpose:
The funding is designated for Wheeling Health Right is for buildout for conference room, bathroom, and retrofitting pharmacy for drive-up window, cutout of curb for pull-in feature as well as plumbing and electrical for dental.

Justification of taxpayer funds:
The project is an appropriate use of taxpayer dollars and is anticipated to have the following benefits by increasing access to health care, improving health equity and lower emergency room visits in the community.

Amount of Funding Requested: 
$350,000

Financial Disclosure: 

Certification of no financial interest by Congressman David B. McKinley.

Chemotherapy Infusion Center

Project Recipient:
Mon Health - Preston Memorial Hospital

Address of Recipient:
150 Memorial Dr, Kingwood, WV 26537.

Project Explanation/Purpose:
The funding is designated for the construction and equipping of a Chemotherapy Infusion Center and expanded pharmacy complete with hazardous drug compounding room, anteroom, and hazardous drug storage.  The pharmacy additions allow patients diagnosed with cancer to receive quality chemotherapy care and treatment close to home in a familiar setting.

Justification of taxpayer funds: 
The project is an appropriate use of taxpayer dollars and is anticipated to have the following benefits because Cancer remains one of the leading causes of death among West Virginians, and early diagnosis, treatment often through chemotherapy, and surgery are the best ways to extend the lives of our citizens. Mon Health System has made it a priority to enhance and expand its cancer care, and there is a need for a new facility and pharmacy renovations at Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood to address the needs of its patients.

Currently, Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital patients with cancer must leave the region and travel an hour or more over secondary roads to receive customized chemotherapy treatment away from their homes, families, and jobs.

Amount of Funding Requested: 
$580,000

Financial Disclosure: 

Certification of no financial interest by Congressman David B. McKinley.

Weirton Frontier Crossing Industrial Access Road

Project Recipient:
City of Weirton 

Address of Recipient:
200 Municipal Plaza I Weirton, West Virginia 26062

Project Explanation/Purpose:
The funding is designated for site infrastructure that gains access to the industrial site.

Justification of taxpayer funds:
The project is an appropriate use of taxpayer dollars opens 1,300 of property in the middle of Weirton for site development. The Development will bring jobs and families to the area.

Amount of Funding Requested: 
$1,000,000

Financial Disclosure: 
Certification of no financial interest by Congressman David B. McKinley.

Town of Triadelphia Water Storage Tank Project 

Project Recipient: 
Town of Triadelphia

Address of Recipient:
1500 Chapline Street, Suite 215 Wheeling, WV  26003

Project Explanation/Purpose:
The funding is designated for the construction of a new 200,000 gallon water storage tank located at the east-end of the system and construction of 850 l.f. of 8-inch waterline to connect the water storage tank to the existing water system to provide enough water pressure and proper fire flow in the water system

Justification of taxpayer funds:
The project is an appropriate use of taxpayer dollars because the Town of Triadelphia took their water storage tank out of service due to a slip near the tank.  They are now relying on the City of Wheeling and Ohio County Public Service District to provide enough water pressure to support their system.   Ohio County Public Service District replaced a Pressure Reducing Valve to improve fire flow for Triadelphia, however, to provide enough water pressure needed would put too high of pressure on the Town’s old waterlines and create water leaks.  To solve these issues the Town needs to build a new water storage tank and then pursue funding to replace the Town’s water service lines.

Amount of Funding Requested: 
$600,000

Financial Disclosure: 
Certification of no financial interest by Congressman David B. McKinley.

Site Readiness & Redevelopment

Project Recipient: 
Downtown Parkersburg, Wood County Development Authority

Address of Recipient:
400 Market Street Parkersburg, WV 26101

Project Explanation/Purpose:
The funding is designated for Site Readiness & Redevelopment estimates for commercial and industrial slum and blight areas including, Depot & Jeanette Street Area/East Street Area/ Camden Avenue Area.

Justification of taxpayer funds:
The project is an appropriate use of taxpayer dollars and is anticipated to have the following benefits by redeveloping blighted areas to make them more appealing for businesses and developers.

Amount of Funding Requested: 
$400,000

Financial Disclosure: 
Certification of no financial interest by Congressman David B. McKinley.

Marshall County Meter Project

Project Recipient:
Marshall County Commission 

Address of Recipient:
  • Route 88  4-inch
  • Grandview Road 4-inch                                 
  • Hanlin Hill Lane 4-inch                                         
  • Pine Hill Road 4-inch                                            
  • McCreary’s Ridge Road 4-inch                               
  • Wayman’s Ridge Road 4-inch
  • Irish Ridge Road 4-inch
  • Wood Hill Lane 4-inch
  • Blair’s Ridge 4-inch
  • Lone Oak 2-inch
  • Gamble Lane 2-inch                                                
  • Beams Lane 2-inch                                        
  • Cherokee Lane 2-inch                                               
  • Crows Lane 2-inch
  • Dolan Lane 2-inch
  • Pine Hill 2-inch
  • Don Claire Acres 2-inch
  • Limestone Hill Lane 2-inch
  • Wayman’s Ridge Road 2-inch
  • Wolf Run Road 2-inch
  • Kittle Lane 2-inch
  • Moonlit View Lane 2-inch

Project Explanation/Purpose:
$230,400

Justification of taxpayer funds:
The funding is designated for adding a meter to 22 of Marshall county’s main water lines.  This addition will make leak detection even more efficient and help cut leakage cost by $5-6,000.00 per month.  In essence saving the District a minimum of $60,000.00 per year.

Amount of Funding Requested: 
The project is an appropriate use of taxpayer dollars because the district averages a loss of 1 million gallons/month.  In March 2021, their loss was almost 2 million gallons.  

Financial Disclosures: 
Certification of no financial interest by Congressman David B. McKinley.

Water System Improvements 

Project Recipient: 
City of New Martinsville  

Address of Recipient:
239 N State Route 2 New Martinsville, WV 26155

Project Explanation/Purpose:
The funding is designated for the replacement of all waterline within a mobile home park serving 250 modular homes. 

Justification of taxpayer funds:
The project is an appropriate use of taxpayer dollars because the City of Weirton must assume responsibility for a trailer park of 250 residence. The System has not been maintained and the City does not have the financial capabilities to assume the project their own. 

Amount of Funding Requested: 
$1,120,000 

Financial Disclosures: 
Certification of no financial interest by Congressman David B. McKinley.

"36 Main Sewer Trunk Line Evaluation

Project Recipient:
City of Moundsville Sanitary Board and Operating Fund

Address of Recipient: 
800 6th Street Moundsville, WV 26041

Project Explanation/Purpose:
The funding is designated for the Sanity Board to clean, camera, and evaluate approximately 10,500 ft of main sewer line that serves approximately 75% of Moundsville citizens/businesses, and 100% of Glen Dale, West Virginia.

Justification of taxpayer funds:
The project is an appropriate use of taxpayer dollars because it is the main sewer line that serves the majority of citizens in both Moundsville and Glen Dale, West Virginia.

Amount of Funding Requested: 
$100,000

Financial Disclosures: 
Certification of no financial interest by Congressman David B. McKinley.



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