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The following is a list of some past GDC projects in the Borough:
Store front remodeling on Monongahela Avenue
Held "Mixer" to introduce investors to prospective areas for development in Glassport
Created the annual event "Glassport Car & Craft Show" held downtown in late August or September
Creation of Music in the Park to begin in summer of 2015
New sidewalks on Monongahela Avenue
Working with Council of Governments on various grant applications
Created an Rotating Purchase Fund to purchase vacant buildings for the purpose of rehabbing for resale and reinvesting profits to continue program, thereby reducing the number of empty/abandoned properties in the borough
Planting of trees in business district.
Worked with Trail Corp on bringing the bike trail through Glassport
Acquired properties on Monongahela Avenue for the purpose of off street parking
Decorative Flags along Main Street
Proposed and worked with Glassport Council to change street lights over to LED to save taxpayers money
Our objective and purpose is to organize, direct, and coordinate the economic revitalization and redevelopment of the business districts and environs of the Borough of Glassport, Pennsylvania.
To foster, promote, and implement a long-range program to insure the economic revitalization and stability of the area.
To establish and maintain avenues of communication with public officials, neighborhood and civic group leaders, and business and professional people of the area to foster, stimulate and promote ideas for the economic redevelopment and /or revitalization of the area.
To advance, encourage, and promote the commercial, business, industrial, and economic development of the business districts and areas surrounding said business districts in whatever way and by such means as shall improve the named growth and development of the area.
To assist the Borough of Glassport and the officials of said Borough in the securing of grants from public and private sources to promote the economic development of the area and to similarly assist other neighboring Boroughs and their officials where appropriate.
To purchase or otherwise acquire, lease as lessee, invest in, hold, use, lease as lesser, encumber, sell, exchange, transfer, and dispose of real property at description or any interest therein.
To borrow money, and issue, sell and pledge its notes, bonds and other evidence of indebtedness, and to secure any of its obligations by mortgage, pledge or deed of trust of all or any of its property.
To do all and everything necessary, suitable, and proper for the accomplishment of any of the purposes or the attainment of any of the objects herein set forth, and to engage in any lawful act or duty for which a non-profit corporation may be formed under the laws of the State of Pennsylvania. To perform any charitable and /or educational function as appropriate to the Internal Revenue Services regulations
This corporation is committed to a policy of fair representation on the Board of Directors which does not discriminate on the basis of race, physical handicap, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, or age
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