Let there be (LED) light at new Collier recreation center
A grant from Allegheny County will help Collier Township officials illuminate the township's new recreation center in an energy-efficient way.
The grant, worth $75,000 from the county redevelopment authority's community, infrastructure, tourism fund, will go toward LED lights for the rec center rather than traditional lighting.
“Equipping the new community recreation center with LED lighting, the facility will be sustainable, energy- efficient and a fiscally responsible asset to our community,” township commissioners President Bob Schuler said.
The 38,356-square-foot center will include an Olympics-quality gymnasium, lounge, community room, party room, kitchen, dance and lecture rooms, and an elevated walking track — all of which will be lit with LED lights. Officials said the use of LED lighting will reduce total energy consumption between 40 and 50 percent, as compared to traditional incandescent lighting.
In other news:
• A third citation has been issued to someone suspected of illegal dumping, thanks to the hidden cameras funded by Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful.
Timothy J. Stawiarski, of Heidelberg is accused of dumping stone on the side of Fort Pitt Road on Aug. 17.
According to the citation, Collier police Chief Thomas Devin talked to Stawiarski, who said he did not do the dumping.
• Collier officials now are taking orders for memorial stones for the Veterans Memorial and Flag Day Monument. Each path stone can be inscribed with three lines of 13 characters.
The path now starts in front of the Flag Day Monument and continues to the ponds. The extended path will lead to the gazebo and, in the future, the entire length of the garden.
More information can be found on the township website.
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