The focus of the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland (RACW) is on reenergizing the county’s core communities and enticing new business, residential, and recreational opportunities. By working closely with community leaders and volunteers, the RACW assists in community revitalization efforts and implements a multitude of programs that are designed and intended to remove blight and improve conditions for low-to-moderate income residents throughout Westmoreland County. Also, the RACW partners with local government and non-profit entities to implement impact projects in the county.
Engineering Services- RFQ Due May 7th at 2 pm- click here for more information
Wanted: Contaminated Sites!
Do you know of a possibly contaminated site that would benefit from environmental testing for reuse? The RACW in partnership with the EPA has grant money for environmental site assessments, clean up plans, and community outreach activities for brownfield sites. Further information can be found in the "Brownfields" tab. Click here for an application.
The former Belle Vernon Area athletics building along with a portion of the former Rostraver Middle School is currently undergoing demolition to make way for a series of renovation projects. Read on...
Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland (RACW), in partnership with the Westmoreland County Land Bank (WCLB) will receive $200,000 to acquire, demolish and/or rehab blighted properties throughout Westmoreland County Additional Info...
“These brownfield sites, perceived to be contaminated spaces, can be converted for another industrial or commercial use,” said April Kopas, executive director of Westmoreland County Redevelopment Authority. Photo credit: Kyle Hodges Read full Tribune-Review article