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Congressman John Yarmuth

Representing the 3rd Congressional District of Kentucky

FY22 Community Project Funding Submissions

Rep. Yarmuth has submitted funding requests for important community projects in Kentucky's Third Congressional District to the House Appropriations Committee.

Under guidelines issued by the Appropriations Committee, each Representative may request funding for up to 10 projects in their community for fiscal year 2022 – although only a handful may actually be funded. Projects are restricted to a limited number of federal funding streams, and only state and local governments and eligible non-profit entities are permitted to receive funding. Additional information on the reforms governing Community Project Funding is available here.

In compliance with House Rules and Committee requirements, Rep. Yarmuth has certified that he, his spouse, and his immediate family have no financial interest in any of the projects he has requested.

NOTE: Projects submitted below are listed in alphabetical order by applicable Subcommittee.

Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development:

Feasibility Study to Address Severe Riverbank Erosion Threatening Chickasaw Park in West Louisville

Wilderness Louisville
11311 Mitchell Hill Road
PO Box 456
Fairdale, KY 40118

Description: Wilderness Louisville is seeking funding to support an initial feasibility study to address severe and active erosion along the bank of the Ohio River within historic Chickasaw Park in Louisville, Kentucky.
Signed Disclosure Letter

Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government (FSGG):

Black and Diverse Business Wealth Initiative

Louisville Metro Government
444 Fifth Street, Suite 600
Louisville, KY 40202

Description: This project is a workforce development program to provide training directly to businesses and entrepreneurs to help build capacity for Black and diverse business enterprises in the capital and construction project delivery industry.
Signed Disclosure Letter

Chef Space Consumer-Packaged Goods Expansion

Community Ventures Corporation
1540 N. Broadway
Lexington, KY 40505

Description: Funding for this project would be used for Chef Space, in Louisville, Kentucky, to provide equipment, storage, and space to allow for a growing consumer packaged goods operation.
Signed Disclosure Letter

Subcommittee on Interior and Environment:

Park DuValle Community Odor Control Improvements

Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District
700 W. Liberty Street
Louisville, KY 40203

Description: This request is for repairs at 109 locations in the Park DuValle neighborhood that will prevent odor-causing hydrogen sulfide gases from escaping the sewers.
Signed Disclosure Letter

Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education (LHHS):

Advanced Manufacturing Training Program for Underserved Communities

University of Louisville
2301 S. Third Street
Louisville, KY 40292

Description: The University of Louisville is proposing to establish the Robotics and Additive Manufacturing Pathways to Success (RAMPS) program to provide critical advanced manufacturing skills to future Heartland workers, targeting emerging technologies such as robotics, artificial intelligence, and 3D printing.
Signed Disclosure Letter

Bellarmine Community Health Profession Simulation Center

Bellarmine University
2001 Newburg Road
Louisville, KY 40205

Description: This request would provide state-of-the-art health education simulation equipment specifically designed to serve Bellarmine University students and the community at large.
Signed Disclosure Letter

Smoketown Hopebox - Phase 2

YouthBuild Louisville
800 S. Preston Street
Louisville, KY 40203

Description: The funding would be used for the rehabilitation of a long-vacant two-story building in the Smoketown neighborhood, making it into a community resource center that would include a health clinic, laundromat, business incubator, and community meeting space.
Signed Disclosure Letter

Subcommittee on Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development (THUD):

Maple Street Park Project

Louisville Parks Foundation
1711 Gresham Road
Louisville, KY 40205

Description: The funding for this project would be used for a new public park and help improve health outcomes in a historically underserved community.
Signed Disclosure Letter

Sidewalk Rehabilitation

Louisville Metro Government
527 W. Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Description: The funding would be used to rehabilitate sidewalks, remove barriers to accessibility, improve modal choice, and enhance pedestrian safety in areas that have been prioritized by Louisville Metro Government.
Signed Disclosure Letter

Unity House

Volunteers of America
570 S. Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Description: The funding would be used for capital and equipment improvements at Unity House, which is one of the few locations in Jefferson County where families facing homelessness can stay together.
Signed Disclosure Letter