Grant from state will help solve water plant issues

Posted November 6, 2019 at 9:20 am

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The City of Albany received a $200,000 grant in a presentation Saturday at Albany City Hall with several local and state officials on hand. The grant, from the Kentucky Department for Local Government, will be used to upgrade the Water Treatment Plant to replace three 750 gallons per minute high-service water pumps.

Albany Mayor Lyle Pierce noted he expressed gratitude for those who came out to attend Saturday’s presentation. Some of those attending the event are pictured above including, from left to right, Darrly McGaha (LCADD Exectutive Director), Clinton County Magistrates Jerry Lowhorn and Terry Buster, Clinton County Judge/Executive Ricky Craig, Albany City Councilman Gene Ferrill, Kentucky Department for Local Government Commissioner Sandy Dunahoo, Albany Mayor Lyle Pierce, Albany City Councilman Reed Sloan, Albany City Clerk Melissa Smithand Clinton County Magistrate Gary Ferguson. Others in attendance included Kentucky Field Representatives Shane Baker and briah Mills, as well as Deanie Craig and Hannah Smith. Pierce noted that additional water treatment plant upgrades would be announced in the near future.