March 2019 PADD Board of Directors Meeting

Pennyrile ADD Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on Monday, March 11, 2019. Federal and State reports were provided by Rep. Walker Thomas, Rep. Lynn Bechler, Amelia Wilson (Congressman Comer), Morgan Alvey (Senator McConnell), Rachel McCubbin (Senator Paul), and Rebecca Rittenhouse (DLG). PADD Regional Planning Coordinator Craig Morris provided an update on the ranking of transportation projects for the region. Pennyrile AAAIL Director Jill Collins provided a report on the Legal Assistance procurement process and the Regional Council of Aging, and WKWB Director Sheila Clark provided an update on workforce activities as well as the Fiscal Agent procurement process. Guest Speaker Ricky Shanklin, National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist, gave a slide presentation on severe weather trends and readiness. Jason Vincent, Executive Director, gave an update on HB 476, funding opportunities, and expressed his appreciation to all those who attended the KCADD Legislative Breakfast in Frankfort last month. He recognized Tom Sholar, Workforce Business Liaison, who is celebrating 15 years of service with the ADD.