Led by the state, numerous municipalities and public agencieskicked in to sweeten the pie by about $27 million for Cabela's.

The state will invest $7 million, including a $1-millionopportunity grant for project construction and site costs, $1million in customized job training funds and $5 million forbuilding a ramp to improve Route 61 and other public roadways inthe district. The state will also add $5 million in capital budgetfunds.

Tilden Township, Hamburg School District, and the Berks CountyIndustrial Authority agreed to earmark 65% of the country,township, and school taxes earned from Cabela's and relateddevelopment during the next 20 years for infrastructureimprovements at the projected site. This contribution is estimatedat $15 million.

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