Gluesenkamp Perez Requests More Than $44M in Community Project Funding for SW Washington

May 05, 2023
Press

Today, Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez (WA-03) announced the 15 community projects that she has nominated for Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) funding through the Community Project Funding process.

Last month, Rep. Gluesenkamp Perez opened her Community Project Funding application and selected projects based on eligibility, likelihood of acceptance, geographical diversity, and community support. More information about the House FY24 funding process can be found here.

“I’m focused on good governance – being responsible stewards of taxpayer dollars and making sure those dollars have the greatest impact. I selected these projects because they’re going to have a real, tangible impact on the lives of everyone in those communities. I look forward to seeing this process through and getting Southwest Washington the investments it needs and deserves,” said Rep. Gluesenkamp Perez.

The House Appropriations Committee will consider funding requests and release its draft bill in the coming weeks.

The projects are listed here and below in alphabetical order by project name:

  1. Cascades Business Park Wastewater Infrastructure

Requested Amount: $1,000,000

Intended Recipient: Port of Skamania County

  1. Long Beach Oregon Avenue Sewer Main Replacement Project

Requested Amount: $2,500,000

Intended Recipient: City of Long Beach

  1. Lower Columbia College Vocational Equipment

Requested Amount: $1,500,000

Intended Recipient: Lower Columbia College

  1. Packwood Sewer – Easements and Treatment Facility Project

Requested Amount: $3,500,000

Intended Recipient: Lewis County

  1. Port of Longview Industrial Rail Corridor Expansion

Requested Amount: $4,000,000

Intended Recipient: Port of Longview

  1. Port of Vancouver Terminal 1 Redevelopment Project

Requested Amount: $5,000,000

Intended Recipient: Port of Vancouver

  1. Public Safety Radio Communication System Modernization Project

Requested Amount: $1,858,523

Intended Recipient: Skamania County

  1. Ryderwood Drought Resiliency Project

Requested Amount: $1,600,000

Intended Recipient: Cowlitz County

  1. Salmon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Efficiency and Modernization Upgrades

Requested Amount: $3,000,000

Intended Recipient: Discovery Clean Water Alliance

  1. South Bend Boat Working Waterfront

Requested Amount: $3,000,000

Intended Recipient: Port of Willapa Harbor

  1. Southwest Washington Food Manufacturing Incubator and Workforce Training Center

Requested Amount: $4,400,000

Intended Recipient: Thurston Economic Development Council

  1. Southwest Washington Grain Project

Requested Amount: $4,500,000

Intended Recipient: Port of Chehalis

  1. Vancouver Heights District Infrastructure Project

Requested Amount: $4,000,000

Intended Recipient: City of Vancouver

  1. Wahkiakum PUD Puget Island Alternate Water System Project

Requested Amount: $2,000,000

Intended Recipient: Public Utility District #1 of Wahkiakum County

  1. Washougal Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade Project

Requested Amount: $3,000,000

Intended Recipient: City of Washougal

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