Published Date Written by David Amerman
The Middletown Industrial and Commercial Development Authority unanimously agreed on Wednesday, Feb. 12 to transfer $1.75 million to Middletown Borough Authority for the borough’s downtown streetscape improvement project.
The money would consist of $250,000 in slot machine revenue from Dauphin County and a $1.5 million loan from the Dauphin County Infrastructure Development Bank.
After an executive session, Christopher McNamara, an authority member and president of Borough Council, announced that the authority’s chairman, Matt Tunnell, would be authorized to execute an agreement to purchase properties at the corner of North Union and East Emaus streets where a proposed pavilion would be built as part of downtown improvements. The price would not exceed $325,000.
The properties – 4 N. Union St., 6 N. Union St., 8 N. Union St., 3 E. Emaus St. and 27 E. Emaus St. – currently house PC & Pro Audio Service Center, Davis Communications, a Laundromat, and several residences.
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