Pennsylvania Regional Collaboration Summit


Thank you for attending the Regional Collaboration Summit in State College, Pennsylvania. Your attendance and participation made this event successful. We hope you found the summit to be informative and beneficial. RCAP is interested in hosting more events like this in the future. If you desire to have more workshops in your area or specific training for your system please contact your local Technical Assistance Provider.

RCAP Solutions and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership invite you to attend a Regional Collaboration Summit. This summit will engage many stakeholders, including elected and appointed local government officials, state and federal agency staff, and others that play a role in water and wastewater utility management.

This event will provide information, tools, and resources for communities to efficiently sustain their water and wastewater systems through regional collaboration, sharing services, or partnering with other organizations for mutual benefit.

Who Should Attend?
• Agency Staff
• Community Leaders
• Legislators
• Non-Profits
• Operators
• Technical Assistance Providers
• Anyone else interested in Regional Collaboration and Shared Services

Topics Will Include:
• Benefits of Regionalization & Shared Services
• Impediments & Barriers in Pennsylvania
• Potential Incentives
• USDA & PENNVEST Funding Opportunities
• EPA Partnership Resources
• How RCAP Can Help
• And Much More…

Tue, March 10 from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PMField Trip
There will be a field trip to the Bellefonte Borough Authority Wastewater Treatment Facility, located approximately 15 minutes from the resort. We will meet at 1:30 PM in Toftrees parking lot for transportation/carpooling.

About The Facility: The Bellefonte Borough Authority Wastewater Treatment Facility, located along a pristine trout stream in central Pennsylvania, needed a long-term solution to manage additional pollution due to population growth for the next 20 years. Learn how a regional approach coupled with advancements in treatment technology are providing solutions to the problem. Click here for driving directions to the facility.

Tue, March 10 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PMWelcome Reception
There will be a welcome reception at the resort. Appetizers will be served and there will be a cash bar.

Wed, March 11 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PMMain Event
Registration will begin at 8:30 AM. During this event attendees will hear from a number of speakers from various agencies and organizations and will participate in activities designed to inform and educate. Breakfast (8:00 AM – 9:00 AM) and lunch will be provided.

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Toftrees Golf Resort
1 Country Club Lane
State College, PA 16803
Driving Directions

The Pennsylvania Regional Collaboration Summit group rates at Toftrees Golf Resort are:
$79 per night plus 11% tax.
The group rates will be honored 1 day in advance of and 1 day following the meeting, based on availability.

If you still need to book a hotel room, please contact Diana Carmenates at:

Check-In & Check-Out:
Check-In: 4:00 PM
Check-Out: 11:00 AM

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations must be received by 4:00 PM 1 day prior to your arrival date to avoid a penalty of one night’s room and tax.

Hotel Amenities:
Please visit the hotel website for a full list of amenities and features.

The hotel offers complimentary self-parking.

Ground Transportation:
The resort can provide transportation to and from the State College Airport with advanced notice.

Derik J. Dressler
Pennsylvania Regionalization Specialist

RCAP is an equal opportunity provider and employer and does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities.

This event is made possible by our partners at Spring Point.