Kilmer requests include Peninsula projects funds

Five of U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer’s 15 Community Project Funding requests are for projects on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Kilmer said he and his staff received and reviewed more than 80 applications for consideration.

Clallam County

Port Angeles Waterfront Center; requested amount $4 million; purchase of equipment needed to support completion of Field Arts & Events Hall.

Habitat for Humanity, Sequim; requested amount $2 million; development of affordable/workforce housing.

• Makah Tribe, Neah Bay; requested amount $3,750,000; construction of new housing for essential health care staff outside of the tsunami inundation zone.

Jefferson County

Jefferson Healthcare/Jefferson County Public Hospital District; requested amount $2 million; support construction of new clinic offering speciality care in neurology, pulmonology, ENT and geriatrics for seniors facing geographic barriers.

• Port of Port Townsend; requested amount $6.16 million; repair section of failing breakwater at Boat Haven.

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