Moulton to Visit Community Project Funding Sites in Cape Ann, North Shore | New

U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, D-Salem, will stop in Lynn and Salem on Monday and Gloucester and Newburyport on Tuesday to visit select sites of recently funded and newly selected community-funding projects for fiscal years 2022 and 2023, respectively, according to a notice from the Moulton office.

On Tuesday, August 9, Moulton is scheduled to make two stops at the oldest seaport in the United States.

The first stop is scheduled for 11 a.m. at The Open Door Pantry, 28 Emerson Ave.

Moulton secured community project funding of $786,892 in fiscal year 2022 for The Open Door to enable expansion of the North Shore Hunger Network and construction of an expansion to the pantry facility for create a new commercial kitchen and other amenities “to increase the capacity to acquire, prepare and distribute healthy foods in Essex County,” the notice states.

The second scheduled stop is to be with Mayor Greg Verga at the Gloucester Wastewater Treatment Plant, 50 Essex Ave., at 1:15 p.m.

Moulton announced that it has secured $2 million in community projects funding for fiscal year 2023 for the city “to conduct an assessment of recommended capital improvements and upgrades to the facility’s secondary treatment process. existing water pollution control system in the city”. Mouton and Verga plan to visit the existing factory. Funding for the secondary sewage treatment upgrades passed the full appropriations committee, with the next step being a full House vote, according to a Moulton spokesperson.

Also on Tuesday, Moulton plans to visit Newburyport’s Bulkhead site with Newburyport Mayor Sean Reardon at Market Landing Park. Moulton secured $2.25 million in community project funding for fiscal year 2022 for the city to renovate its waterfront wall.

On Monday, Aug. 8 at 10 a.m., Moulton plans to attend a groundbreaking at the Lynn Community Health Center Pharmacy at 269 Union Street after securing $1 million in community project funding under the fiscal 2023 transportation, housing, and urban development credits. Subcommittee margin for the new center pharmacy. The money has been approved by the Appropriations Committee and is awaiting approval from the full House.

Later, at 11:30 a.m., Moulton plans to visit North Shore Community Health’s Salem Family Center at 47 Congress St. with the money spent on outfitting the center with necessary medical technology, according to the notice.

Ethan Forman can be reached at 978-675-2714 or [email protected]