The House of Representatives is including Congressionally directed Community Project Funding in the FY 2023 appropriations process. Eligible entities include states, local governments, public and non-profit universities, and certain eligible non-profit organizations based on the account. Below is a list of the eligible community projects submitted by my office for the FY23 appropriations process. It’s important to note, projects requested are not guaranteed for Community Project Funding. Successful projects will be selected and funded in the final FY2023 appropriations bills.

Project Name: Adams County Veterans Memorial Amphitheater
Project Sponsor: Adams County
Requested Amount: $3,000,000
Project Description: The Veterans Memorial is currently under construction. Accompanying the memorial, the Amphitheater will provide a gathering place for Veterans and their families and space for programming at the site.
Link to Letter to the Appropriations Committee

Project Name: Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Programming
Project Sponsor: Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver
Requested Amount: $549,374
Project Description: This project would provide high-quality afterschool and summer programming for 6-18 year olds within four Clubs in the 7th Congressional District from Lakewood to Commerce City.
Link to Letter to the Appropriations Committee

Project Name: Craig Energy Center Feasibility Study
Project Sponsor: Tri-State Generation and Transmission
Requested Amount: $200,000
Project Description: This project would support a feasibility study to create a test and demonstration center for green technologies and low-emission sources to show how to successfully demonstrate large-scale clean energy technologies at the Craig Energy Center and support other communities undergoing coal to clean energy transitions across Colorado.
Link to Letter to the Appropriations Committee

Project Name: Federal Parkway Multimodal Improvements
Project Sponsor: City of Westminster
Requested Amount: $3,000,000
Project Description: This project would complete the installation of multimodal improvements along Federal Parkway from West 120th Avenue to West 122ndAvenue to improve safety and connectivity between existing and growing communities.
Link to Letter to the Appropriations Committee

Project Name: Food Bank Donation Facilities
Project Sponsor: Food Bank of the Rockies
Requested Amount: $600,000
Project Description: This project would support new food donations which are currently unable to be accepted. The new donation facilities would ensure bulk donations are handled safely and repackaged into usable sizes for families and individuals in need.
Link to Letter to the Appropriations Committee
 
Project Name: Global Energy Park Education Walkways
Project Sponsor: State of Colorado
Requested Amount: $4,000,000
Project Description: This project would support an innovative public-private partnership known as the Global Energy Business Park (Glo Park) which will bring industry, government and academia together to lead the transition toward clean, renewable, sustainable and equitable energy solutions while creating advanced-industry workforce opportunities and engaging local students of all ages. This Educational Walkways project enhances the existing trail system in the open space between what will be the north and south campuses of Glo Park.
Link to Letter to the Appropriations Committee 

Project Name: Green Hydrogen Laboratory Equipment
Project Sponsor: Colorado School of Mines
Requested Amount: $3,000,000
Project Description: This project would support new clean-energy research and development capabilities in decarbonizing of heavy-duty engines using innovative uses of ammonia fuel as derived from green hydrogen.
Link to Letter to the Appropriations Committee

Project Name: Multi Craft Core Curriculum Expansion
Project Sponsor: Colorado Building and Construction Trades Council
Requested Amount: $500,000
Project Description: This project would help expand workforce training and career planning for underserved communities and high schools through the hiring of new teachers and navigators to support students in the union apprenticeship programs. This funding would allow for an additional 200 students and improve wrap-around services for current participants.
Link to Letter to the Appropriations Committee
 
Project Name: Northglenn Water Treatment Plant Improvements
Project Sponsor: City of Northglenn
Requested Amount: $2,329,600
Project Description: This project would replace aging infrastructure at the Northglenn Water Treatment to ensure safe, clean drinking water for residents. Improvements include improving ventilation in the filter control room, updating filter controls, and various other electrical and controls systems and equipment needed to operate the plant.
Link to Letter to the Appropriations Committee
 
Project Name:
Peaks to Plains Trail
Project Sponsor: City of Golden
Requested Amount: $400,000
Project Description: This project would improve connectivity of this regional trail route within downtown Golden and expand travel and recreational options for residents and visitors of Golden and Metro Denver. It would also work to improve the experience of one of the most congested trail segments and relieve potential conflicts with other Clear Creek users and recreators.
Link to Letter to the Appropriations Committee
 
Project Name: Wadsworth Boulevard Phase 2
Project Sponsor: City of Wheat Ridge
Requested Amount: $4,000,000
Project Description: This project would fund construction of Phase Two to complete the Wadsworth Boulevard project from 35th Avenue to 41st Avenue and make various other improvements to ensure efficient, safe traffic flow to relieve congestion and safer access for businesses, pedestrians and cyclists.
Link to Letter to the Appropriations Committee

Project Name: 62nd Avenue and Vazquez Boulevard Intersection
Project Sponsor: City of Commerce City
Requested Amount: $4,755,000
Project Description: This project would improve safety and multimodal connectivity throughout Commerce City, specifically a traffic signal at Vasquez and 62nd Avenue to help traffic flow and provide new full, signalized access to the regional transportation system as new pedestrian and bicyclist facilities along Vasquez Boulevard.
Link to Letter to the Appropriations Committee

All requests submitted by our office to the House Appropriations Committee are required to be made publicly available. All projects are rigorously vetted by our office and the House Appropriations Committee. Additionally, Congressman Perlmutter has certified neither him nor his immediate family have a financial interest in the projects being requested. 

FY 2022 Community Project Funding

I’m proud of the 10 projects I submitted last year which were all funded in the final FY 2022 appropriations package.  Click here to see a full list of FY 2022 Community Project Funding submissions and a full list of 2021 Member Designated Project requests.


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