Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Big Checks All Around

Governor Bobby Jindal was in Abbeville yesterday to pass out another big check. This time it was for almost $12 million, which is to be used for:
  • $8.36 million to go toward hurricane recovery efforts
  • $3.46 million to support local hazard mitigation to protect Vermilion from future damage from hurricanes
  • $44,000 to the Vermilion Parish Police Jury to purchase an emergency generator for the Police Jury Municipal Complex
  • $28,665 to Delcambre for water treatment plant improvements
  • $16,667 to Maurice for police protection
  • $16,667 to Kaplan for water system improvements
  • $16,670 to Abbeville for improvements to A.A. Comeaux Park
  • $16,666 to Erath for purchasing communication equipment
The Abbeville Meridonal has a full report.

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