The $4 million building project includes a 13,500-square-foot facility that will house Butler Township’s police station, detention area, administration building and zoning office and an additional 4,300-square-foot police storage garage. Township officials expect to move into the new facility in February of 2018.
Butler Township officials finalized the purchase of the five-acre lot on Site 11 in the Corporate Center late last year. Butler Township was looking for a location that would help it better serve the township’s growing population in terms of emergency response time and convenience when conducting municipal business.
The dinner was centered around the success that CAN DO has seen over the past several years with its strategic plan. Chairman of the board, Dr. John Madden reflected on how CAN DO has succeeded in accomplishing many components of the plan through initiatives such as bringing stable and well-paying employment to the region by pursuing firms in the food processing industry, developing the CAN DO Corporate Center in Drums, fostering entrepreneurship through the CAN BE Business Innovation Center in the Valmont Industrial Park and partnering on many of the downtown Hazleton revitalization efforts.
FACT: Northeast Pennsylvania is the most cost-efficient location for manufacturing companies.
FACT: Northeast PA provides manufacturers with lower operating costs than they will find in any other major city and MSA throughout the Northeastern United States.
FACT: Northeast PA gives manufacturing companies in the food/beverage and plastics sectors proven reasons why their companies will operate at a peak-level of success here.
Greater Hazleton has always been recognized for being a cost-effective location that has lower operating costs than many major markets.
Located directly along the I-81 corridor in Northeast Pennsylvania and just minutes from I-80, Greater Hazleton offers an ideal location, just two hours to New York City and Philadelphia and within a day's drive of half the nation's population.