Staff and wire reports Chester County will receive the lowest amount of money among suburban Philadelphia counties from the state as part of the Marcellus Shale Impact fee distribution announced recently by the Corbett administration.
The county is in line to receive $423,255.23 from the state, far less than the $1.29 million that Philadelphia will receive. The highest amount of the four Philadelphia suburbs is the $678,613.66 that Montgomery County will receive.
State law restricts how the money can be spent, allowing for such uses as fixing roads and building or repairing water and sewer infrastructure. County officials could not answer Wednesday where the funds here would go, but said they would be in line with the state’s restrictions.