ACTIONS ONLY: Commissioners approve $2.5M broadband grant

The Lycoming County commissioners approved $2.5 million in broadband grant funds designated for the region of Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative’s service area – Primarily Tioga County and portions of northern Lycoming County. See the full list of action items at the commissioner’s Tuesday meeting here:

Update to Policy and Procedures by Eliminating Policy Number 801, 803 and Revising Policy Number 209. 

  • The information in policies 801 (motion for transfer) and 803 (Human Resources transactions or procedures for filling vacancies) has been combined and updated into policy 209.

Approval of $2.5 million in grant funds through the Appalachian Regional Commission for Tioga, Lycoming, Potter and Clinton counties.

  • These funds will be used primarily for Tioga County and portions of northern Lycoming County to build out a broadband network for the Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative region. Each county participating in the regional grant application is required to approve the funds. In a separate grant application Lycoming, Northumberland, Union and Clinton counties are applying for $1.5 million for broadband development in those regions.     

The commissioners present were Tony Mussare, Scott Metzger and Rick Mirabito. The next commissioners meeting will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug 4 in the Commissioner’s Briefing Room, 1st Floor, Executive Plaza, 330 Pine St.

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