Redevelopment Authority

Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland

Redevelopment & Downtown Revitalization


The focus of the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland (RACW) is on reenergizing the county’s core communities and enticing new business, residential, and recreational opportunities. By working closely with community leaders and volunteers, the RACW assists in community revitalization efforts and implements a multitude of programs that are designed and intended to remove blight and improve conditions for low-to-moderate income residents throughout Westmoreland County. Also, the RACW partners with local government and non-profit entities to implement impact projects in the county.


  1. Redevelopment Authority Utilizes EPA Grant for Mt. Pleasant Brownfield

    An environmental study will help determine the appropriate reuse of a former Mt. Pleasant glass factory by assessing the level of any residual contaminants. Additional Info...
  2. Penn Park in Mt. Pleasant Borough complete, dedicated by borough

    Mt. Pleasant, PA - In the east end of town, on the site of the former Penn Theater, a unique park concept combining a Parklet with a parking lot was dedicated by the borough Oct. 20 2016. Read on...
  3. Redevelopment Authority Receives $500,000 to Clean Up Brownfield Sites

    The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland is the recipient of a $500,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to perform environmental assessments countywide in an effort to address hazardous substances and petroleum sites. Read on...
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