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PADD Board of Directors Meeting - May 2014
The PADD Board of Directors met on Monday, May 12th at the PADD Office in Hopkinsville. Keynote Speaker Dr. Wade Northington, Director & Professor at Breathitt Veterinary Center, gave an overview of the center's mission, services and future plans for the new state-of-the-art facility to be located in Hopkinsville. The $32.4M project will expand lab space and other areas for testing. Completion is projected for mid
year 2016. Staff reports included a Water & Sewer update, information regarding Special Purpose Government Entity Training, Open Records/Open Meetings Training, Solid Waste Planning & Recycling Workshop, Homeland Security Grant opportunities and a Workforce Activity Update
Dr. Wade Northington
Trigg County Emergency Operations Center - Ribbon Cutting
A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Trigg County Emergency Operations Center and 9-1-1 Dispatch Center in Cadiz, KY was held on May 1, 2014. Trigg County Judge Executive Hollis Alexander said the new facility offers emergency management some much needed space. The lower level of the new Emergency Operations Center includes the Trigg 9-1-1 Dispatch Center; the main floor contains the Local Emergency Planning Committee meeting room, an office for the emergency management staff and a the headquarters for the Trigg County Weather Spotters. The facility also includes a new emergency generator that was funded in part by a Homeland Security Grant obtained through the Pennyrile Area Development District.
Dawson Springs "Kentucky Trail Town" Signs Unveiled
The Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet hosted an unveiling ceremony of the “Kentucky Trail Town” signs for Dawson Springs on April 30, 2014. The signs are new large brown signs that have been installed at Exit 92 on I-69 at Dawson Springs. These signs are used along major highways and interstates to promote recreational tourism.
Hart AgStrong LLC to Locate in Trenton, Kentucky
Governor Steve Beshear announced on April 29, 2014 that Hart AgStrong LLC will build a canola oilseed processing plant in Trenton, Todd County, Kentucky. The company plans to create 25 full time jobs and invest $7.3 million into the project. The company will construct a 23,000 square foot processing facility to crush and process 150 tons of canola oilseeds per day. The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority approved tax incentives up to $450,000 through the Kentucky Business Investment Program. The City of Trenton was also awarded a $150,000 Delta Regional Authority grant to run water and sewer lines to the property where the facility will be located.
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