12/01/2022
Bladen County
Spread the love

The Bladen County Board of Commissioners are expected to consider approving various American Rescue Paln Act project applications during its regularly scheduled meeting Monday.

The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. inside the Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the Bladen County Courthouse in Elizabethtown. The meeting is open to the public.

Among the ARPA projected to be considered, according to the board’s agenda, are $190,000 for restoration work on the East Arcadia gym, $8,400 to the Town of Bladenboro to assist in replacing clay pipe along Main Street for stormwater drainage, $10,000 to the East Arcadia Volunteer Fire Dept. for maintenance and servicing of cylinder cascade filling stations and $2,000 to the American Legion Post 404 to sponsor various student programs.

Bladen County was awarded $5.6 million in ARPA funds by the federal government.

In other business, the board is expected to:

• Recognize Bladen Leadership graduates and recognize Donna S. Taylor on her retirement as a transportation specialist.

• Acting as the Bladen County Water District Board of Directors, the board is expected to consider tap and meter fee of $1,000 with special financing terms of $335 as down payment, which includes a $35 security deposit, and $40 per month added to monthly bill of the remaining $700.

Click here for the full agenda.

1 thought on “Bladen Commissioners Expected To Consider ARPA Project Applications

Leave a Reply