HARRISBURG — Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) announced today that the School Safety and Security Committee has awarded $53.7 million in School Safety and Security Grants to school districts, vocational schools, intermediate units and charter schools across the state, including every school district within the 4th Legislative District.
“I am excited to share that every school district within the 4th District has received a school safety and security grant,” said Sonney. “As a parent and chairman of the House Education Committee, one of my top priorities is keeping our students, teachers and school facilities safe and secure.”
Those receiving grants locally are:
• Corry Area School District - $35,000 for security planning, staff training and equipment.
• Fort LeBoeuf School District - $40,000 for security planning and staff training.
• Harborcreek School District - $40,000 for security planning and security-related technology.
• North East School District - $232,530 for safety and security assessment, staff training, planning and equipment.
• Union City Area School District - $30,000 for safety and security training and assessment.
• Wattsburg Area School District - $35,000 for security planning and equipment.
The School Safety and Security Committee is 17-member committee within the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency which was created as part of Act 44 of 2018
, a comprehensive school safety law passed in 2018. One of its duties is to help distribute both meritorious and competitive grants.
The 4th District consists of the City of Corry; the townships of Amity, Concord, Greene, Greenfield, Harborcreek, LeBoeuf, North East, Union, Venango, Waterford and Wayne and the boroughs of Elgin, Mill Village, North East, Union City, Waterford and Wattsburg.
Representative Curt Sonney
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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