Funding approved for Lantz Corners sewer district

HAZEL HURST – Long-awaited funding finally has been approved for the proposed Lantz Corners Sewer District.According to information outlined Monday at a meeting of the Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors, the funding could lead to construction next spring.The Pennsylvania Infrastructure and Investment Authority (PennVest) has awarded a grant of $2,383,827 for the project. PennVest also has agreed to a handle a 30-year-old loan of $2,424,173 with a low interest rate of just 1 percent."I'm glad it finally went through," Don Compton, chairman of the Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors, said. "I'm happy we got it."Compton said the township has been seeking PennVest funding for the project for more than 40 months. The project itself has been under discussion for a decade or more.See full article by purchasing the Aug. 15 edition of The Kane Republican.