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Resolution

1995-4

Authorizing PA

Rivers Conservation

Program Grant


A Resolution Authorizing the Conemaugh Valley Conservancy, Inc. to submit a Pennsylvania Rivers Conservation Program Grant Application to the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Whereas, the people along the Conemaugh River have a right to clean air, pure water and to the preservation of the natural scenic, historic and esthetic values of the environment, and

Whereas, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is authorized to make grants under the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Act (Act 50 of July 2, 1993) to municipalities and other appropriate organizations for the purpose of river conservation, protection , and the establishment of a "Pennsylvania Rivers Conservation Registry" and

Whereas, the Conemaugh Valley Conservancy intends to submit an application for funding under the Rivers Conservation Program sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, with the goal of including the Conemaugh River on the Pennsylvania Rivers Conservation Registry, and

Whereas, the Conemaugh Valley Conservancy will act on behalf of the municipalities along the Conemaugh River and its tributaries as "Project Team Leader" and

Whereas, it is the intent of the "Project Team Leader" to involve as many of the local municipalities and other interested parties and citizens in the preparation of this "River Conservation Plan" along the Conemaugh River.

Now therefore, be it resolved that the Borough of Bolivar by this Resolution hereby endorses an application to the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources by the Conemaugh Valley Conservancy which will act as the "Leader Agency" in undertaking the programmatic activities of the Rivers Conservation Program for the Conemaugh River and its tributaries.

Approved on this date December 4, 1994

Bolivar of Borough

Arthur W. Sisitki

President of Council

Attest:

Cheryl McGinnis

Secretary

Everett Saxton

 Mayor

Original Resolution on file in Vault ‚Äč