SACRAMENTO – ColoradoBoulevard.net:
Assemblymember Mike Fong (D – Alhambra) announced today that he secured $4,535,000 in the 2023-2024 state budget for crucial investments in infrastructure that will increase access to park space, library services, and athletic facilities, and enhance public safety.
By News Desk
“Despite this year’s budget constraints, I am proud to have secured almost $5 million in state funding for Assembly District 49’s critical infrastructure needs,” said Assemblymember Mike Fong. “Thank you to my colleagues in the Legislature, Governor Gavin Newsom, and local community leaders for helping me identify and address needs in the District.”
Funds secured in the budget include:
- $2 million for the reconstruction of Fire Station 63 in the City of Monterey Park.
- $1 million for the refurbishment of the Norwood Public Library in the City of El Monte.
- $1 million for upgrades to athletic and recreational facilities in the Alhambra Unified School District.
- $500,000 for restoration of Pioneer Park on Santa Anita Avenue in the City of El Monte, which will offer 5.51 acres of public park space and new playground equipment.
- $35,000 to La Casa de San Gabriel Community Center for infrastructure improvements.
Governor Newsom signed remaining budget bills on Monday, July 10th, completing the final step in the state budget process for the 2023-24 fiscal year.
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