Jeff Green | May 21, 2009
Back to HomeFeature Article - May 21, 2009 Feds Spend on Bridges & Water
Addington Highlands Reeve Henry Hogg (3rd from right), along with (l to r) Public Works Manager Royce Rosenblath, Councillors Eythel Grant, Louise Scott, and Janice Kerr, joined local MP Scott Reid on Tuesday outside the at the Township office in Flinton to present a ceremonial checque for $300,000 to replace Wagers Bridge, close to Flinton.
“This bridge replacement represents a much-needed improvement to the area,” said Reid. “The improvement will ensure continued safety and usability far into the future.”
the $300,000 grant represents 1/3 of the cost of the project. The Province is paying 1/3 and the local ratepayers 1/3.
Later the same day – Scott Reid (2nd from left) traveled to Sydenham to present a $400,000 checque to South Frontenac Mayor Gary Davison (centre) and (L to R) Councilors Ron Vandewal, Larry York and John Filion.
This money is for a $1.2 million upgrade to the two year old water treatment plant that has been plagued with a tri-halomethane problem. The Province of Ontario is also paying $400,000 and the township $400,000.