Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Community Project Funding

FY23 Community Project Funding  Terri A. Sewell Appropriations Requests

Projects submitted for Alabama’s 7th Congressional District for Fiscal Year 2023 are displayed below. 

  • Montgomery County – Blight Removal
    • Proposed Recipient: City of Montgomery
    • Address of Recipient: 103 North Perry Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
    • Amount of Request: $4,000,000
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would be used to redevelop blighted properties within the City of Montgomery with the intention to revitalized neighborhoods that have historically seen a lack of investment opportunities.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Dallas County – Selma Riverfront Multi-Plex
    • Proposed Recipient: City of Selma
    • Address of Recipient: 222 Broad Street, Selma, Alabama 36701
    • Amount of Request: $4,876,000
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would be used to acquire, redevelop and construct a center for essential public safety services accessible for all members of the community.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Jefferson County – Birmingham Valley Creek Rails to Trails Project
    • Proposed Recipient: City of Birmingham
    • Address of Recipient: 710 North 20th Street, 222, Birmingham, Alabama 35203
    • Amount of Request: $4,100,000
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would be used to redevelop and construct a 4.57-mile recreation and transportation project for low-income city residents.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Dallas County – Town of Orrville Public Library 
    • Proposed Recipient: Town of Orrville
    • Address of Recipient: 14761 Main Street, Orrville, Alabama 36767
    • Amount of Request: $500,000
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would be used for the construction of a new municipal public library providing access to educational resources for a historically underserved community.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Jefferson County – Bethel Baptist Church Family and Child Center
    • Proposed Recipient: Bethel Baptist Church
    • Address of Recipient: 3233 29th Ave. North, Birmingham, Alabama 35207
    • Amount of Request: $5,545,472
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would be used to construct a multi-purpose community center providing child care and educational support for youth & families in a neighborhood that has experienced economic hardship and overall lack of investment for decades.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Marengo County – Whitfield Regional Hospital / Wallace Community College Nurse and Caregiver Training Program
    • Proposed Recipient: George Corley Wallace State Community College
    • Address of Recipient: 1100 South Cedar Avenue, Demopolis, Alabama 36732
    • Amount of Request: $1,143,018
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would be used to address many of the ongoing public health issues experienced in our region by providing high schoolers with the opportunity to rotate through the many clinical and non-clinical departments at the hospital.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Wilcox County – J. Paul Jones Hospital Laboratory Project
    • Proposed Recipient: J. Paul Jones Hospital
    • Address of Recipient: 317 McWilliams Avenue, Camden, Alabama 36726
    • Amount of Request: $595,041.05
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would be used to modernize the hospital's laboratory department to allow seamless communication with other data systems, reducing manula workload.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Jefferson County – Birmingham-Southern College Experimental Learning and Civic Engagement Project
    • Proposed Recipient: Birmingham-Southern College
    • Address of Recipient: 900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35254
    • Amount of Request: $500,000.00
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would be used to provide meaningful student support in higher education and strengthen the institution's ability to facilitate placement in high-impact internships and jobs through multiple offerings of the Krulak Institute on campus.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Clarke County – Thomasville / Black Belt Healthcare Improvement Project
    • Proposed Recipient: Health Care Authority Corporation of the City of Thomasville
    • Address of Recipient: 559 W. Front Street, Thomasville, Alabama 36784
    • Amount of Request: $2,000,000
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would be used to improve healthcare clinical outcomes in Thomasville and the larger Black Belt area of Alabama. The funding will provide basic and advanced treatments for many who otherwise lack access to such services and are prohibited by costs from traveling long distances to the otherwise closest providers.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Greene County – Greene County Hospital and Nursing Home Generator Project
    • Proposed Recipient: Greene County Hospital and Nursing Home
    • Address of Recipient: 509 Wilson Avenue, Eutaw, Alabama 35462
    • Amount of Request: $521,100
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would be used to purchase and install two new generators, providing important protections and 24-hour care in the case of an emergency or power outage.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Dallas County – Historic Brown Chapel AME Church Restoration Project
    • Proposed Recipient: Historic Brown Chapel AME Church Preservation Society, Inc.
    • Address of Recipient: 410 Martin Luther King Street, Selma, AL 36701
    • Amount of Request: $1,500,000
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would be used to stabilize the structure of the building to allow for further restoration of the sanctuary, bell towers, and brickwork. This much needed restoration is important because the church is a significant part of the Civil Rights movement story.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Montgomery County – F-35 Weapons Load Crew Training Facility
    • Proposed Recipient: Montgomery Regional Airport (ANG) Base
    • Address of Recipient: 5187 Selma Hwy, Montgomery, AL 36108
    • Amount of Request: $6,800,000
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would be used to construct a Weapons Load Crew Training facility utilizing conventional design and construction methods to accommodate the mission of the facility. This arrangement will improve the ability to train weapons load crews and certify their continued readiness.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Montgomery County – Commercial Vehicle Inspection Gate at Maxwell Air Force Base
    • Proposed Recipient: Maxwell Air Force Base
    • Address of Recipient: 42 ABW/ CC 50 South LeMay Plaza, Montgomery, AL 36112
    • Amount of Request: $15,000,000
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would be used to construct a commercial vehicle inspection and entry control facility area. This project will provide perimeter protection and security of Air Force personnel and assets, prevent unauthorized access, and maximize traffic flow.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Hale County – Storm Shelters
    • Proposed Recipient: Alabama Emergency Management Agency
    • Address of Recipient: 5898 Co Rd 41, Clanton, AL 35046
    • Amount of Request: $621,000
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would be used to construct 6 storm shelters in Hale County Alabama. Many rural areas across Alabama's Black Belt, including communities in Hale County, do not have access to storm shelters. The construction of these shelters would create a safe location for residents to seek shelter during severe storms.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Jefferson County – Lovelady Center Modernization Project
    • Proposed Recipient: Freedom Rain Incorporated d/b/a The Lovelady Center
    • Address of Recipient: 7916 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35206
    • Amount of Request: $2,000,000
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would be used to rehabilitate two dormitories, each housing 30 individual women. These two separate dormitories will be utilized as part of the intake process of the addiction recovery program.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.

 

FY22 Community Project Funding  Terri A. Sewell Appropriations Requests

Projects submitted for Alabama’s 7th Congressional District for Fiscal Year 2022 are displayed below. 

  • Dallas County – Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
    • Proposed Recipient: City of Selma
    • Address of Recipient: 222 Broad Street, Selma, AL 36701
    • Amount of Request: $550,000
    • Explanation of Request: The funding would allow the City of Selma to hire additional officers to help patrol the city and work to reduce gun violence.  The additional resources will also help facilitate an open relationship between the police department and the community through police education.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Jefferson County - Greater Shiloh Baptist Church - Employment and Training Project
    • Proposed Recipient: Cornerstone Revitalization Foundation, Inc.
    • Address of Recipient: 2135 Jefferson Ave SW, Birmingham, Alabama 35211
    • Amount of Request: $1,498,424.00
    • Explanation of Request: To reduce recidivism, CWD will afford Adults ages 25 and older opportunities to learn a trade and technical skills as well as participants will have the opportunity to get their GED and pursue post-secondary education opportunities and help with obtaining affordable housing. The program is about assisting participants with not just jobs but careers.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Jefferson County – North Birmingham Community Development Rehabilitation Project
    • Proposed Recipient: City of Birmingham
    • Address of Recipient: 710 20th Street N., Birmingham, AL 35203
    • Amount of Request: $3,000,000
    • Explanation of Request: The North Birmingham Community has suffered from environmental justice concerns for over a century. A largely redlined area, the community includes multiple coal refinement operations, the 35th Avenue Superfund site, and parts of the community sustain flood damage regularly. This project would remove environmental concerns in the old North Birmingham Elementary School.  The redevelopment of the North Birmingham site would provide a transformative redevelopment investment in North Birmingham.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Jefferson County – Small Business Accelerator Program
  • Lowndes County – Wastewater Disposal Treatment System Project
    • Proposed Recipient: Lowndes County Unincorporated Wastewater Program
    • Address of Recipient: RSA Tower, 201 Monroe Street, Suite 1250, Montgomery, AL 36104
    • Amount of Request: $700,000
    • Explanation of Request: Failing septic tanks and deteriorating wastewater infrastructure in Lowndes County have left many families with untreated sewage in their yards and in local waterways.  This is not only an infrastructure crisis, but a healthcare crisis. This funding would facilitate the instillation of septic tanks for homes in unincorporated areas without proper wastewater disposal systems. 
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Montgomery County – Inland Intermodal Transfer Facility
    • Proposed Recipient: Alabama State Port Authority
    • Address of Recipient: 250 N. Water Street, Mobile, AL 36602
    • Address of Project: The proposed facility property currently lies on the southern side of US-HWY 80/Selma Hwy, is .60 miles from US-HWY 31, 1.4 miles from Interstate 65 and is 4 miles from Interstate 85 just south of Montgomery, Alabama.
    • Amount of Request: $2,000,000
    • Explanation of Request: The Montgomery Alabama Inland Intermodal Facility is a transportation change-in-shipment facility that will accept and distribute manufactured goods from freight shippers in Montgomery, Alabama.  This project will improve freight efficiency in the region and promote economic development and job creation in traditionally underserved areas.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Perry County – Drinking Water Infrastructure Project
    • Proposed Recipient: City of Marion
    • Address of Recipient: 123 E. Jefferson Street, Marion, AL 36756
    • Amount of Request: $480,000
    • Explanation of Request: The improvement of the City of Marion’s water infrastructure is critical to the health and economic vitality of the community.  Failures of the water system after recent natural disasters have threatened the continued operation of local institutions like Marion Military Institute and Judson College.  These funds will help provide functional water systems to a community that is combating intergenerational poverty in the Black Belt.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Sumter County - Hill Hospital Construction Project
    • Proposed Recipient: Hill Hospital
    • Address of Recipient: 751 Derby Drive, York, Alabama 36925
    • Amount of Request: $563,900.00
    • Explanation of Request: For several years, Hill Hospital has faced persistent challenges to provide comprehensive health care to the citizens in Sumter county. Geographic isolation, economic fluctuations, and the COVID 19 pandemic has magnified these challenges. This funding will improve the facilities and patient rooms at Hill Hospital so they can continue to serve the county and provide healthcare to the rural community. The long-term viability of Hill Hospital will prevent residents from traveling to other counties and states to seek health care.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Tuscaloosa County - Community Health Worker Initiative
    • Proposed Recipient: West Central Alabama Area Health Education Center
    • Address of Recipient: 1100 South Cedar Ave, Demopolis, Alabama 36732
    • Amount of Request: $300,000.00
    • Explanation of Request: The Community Health Worker Initiative will develop and implement a training program throughout Alabama to improve access to healthcare, increase community resilience, and promote health education in rural areas.  Nearly half of Alabama’s state population lives in a rural county, and on average, those individuals are more likely to be low-income, uninsured, and suffer from higher rates of chronic health conditions.  This program will help aid these communities while also addressing the primary care, dental, and mental health workforce shortage in Alabama.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.
  • Tuscaloosa County -  TRAMS CORE Improvement of Postsecondary Education
    • Proposed Recipient: Stillman College
    • Address of Recipient: 3601 Stillman Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401
    • Amount of Request: $801,941.00
    • Explanation of Request: The Translational and Mechanistic Science for Collaborative Organic Research Environment (TRAMS CORE) program addresses traditional roadblocks for research and will provide a platform to generate new research efforts on the campus of a HBCU. Subsequently, the successful integration of shared resources will support continued growth in biomedical research in the community. This proposal is part of a long-term commitment toward the development and sustainability of biomedical research facilities at Stillman College.
    • Certification Letter: Congresswoman Sewell’s signed certification letter stating there is no financial interest in this project can be found here.