The City of Blakely was one of 23 Georgia cities receiving stimulus funds in a round of community development grants announced by Governor Sonny Perdue. P.C. Simonton & Associates, Inc. assisted the City in applying for this grant along with an additional $1.6 million grant that the City expects to hear the status of shortly. The $500,000 grant is earmarked for sewer improvements. The funds will be used to replace sewer lines and provide manhole rehabilitation on Hogan Street and Evergreen Street.
This is not the first stimulus money that the City has received this year. P.C. Simonton & Associates Inc. helped the City secure $1,100,000 in federal stimulus money for work that included smoke testing and video exploration of the lines to determine leaks and problems and which lines can be repaired.
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