Vermont Downtown Development Board funds $127,594 in transportation projects

first_imgThree communities were awarded grants this week by the Vermont Downtown Development Board to fund local infrastructure improvements such as new sidewalks, signage and streetlights.The Vermont Downtown Development Board announced the awards totaling $127,594 on Monday for Morrisville, Rutland City and St. Albans City. The funds, which are from the state’s Downtown Transportation Fund, are available to communities that are part of the Vermont Downtown Program. Established in 1994, the Vermont Downtown Program helps invest in the economic growth and cultural landscape of Vermont’s cities, villages and towns. Funding Awards:Morrisville – $27,594 for sidewalk reconstruction on and around Main Street and Pleasant Street, as well as new sidewalk and streetlights on Portland Street.  Matching funds were provided by the town, as well as $15,000 in private donations to the community’s downtown organization. This project continues the town’s efforts to improve pedestrian access within their downtown.Rutland City – $25,000 for phase 2 of the city’s new wayfinding signage program to direct visitors to downtown destinations such as the Paramount Theater, the Amtrak train station and local shops.St Albans City – $75,000 for new streetlights along Main Street, as part of a larger $1.5 million project to improve the city’s pedestrian infrastructure, including outdoor dining, trees and broader sidewalks in downtown. ‘These are terrific projects that recognize the importance of high-quality pedestrian amenities in support of downtown business development,’ said Noelle Mackay, Commissioner of the Department of Economic, Housing and Community Development and Chair of the Downtown Development Board. ‘The board is pleased to be able to support these projects, and to recognize the energy and commitment in each community that makes our downtowns so special.’ The Vermont Downtown Development Board also renewed the village center designation on Monday for Enosburg Falls, West Rutland, Royalton and South Royalton, which are four of the 102 village centers participating in the Vermont Downtown Program.  Downtowns and village centers that are part of the Vermont Downtown Program are eligible for a number of benefits, including tax credits, loans and grants from various state agencies to help enhance economic opportunities, preserve historic buildings and improve infrastructure in core areas.For more information, visit is external).last_img read more

Sumner County weekly sheriff bookings: June 24 – July 1, 2013

first_imgSwope. Jeramie30Enid, Ok610 E HillsideSGSOProbation Violation6/26/13 Wells, Joseph L21Belle Plaine, Ks.500 N Washington Wellington KsSUCOServing Sentence6/28/13 Weiner, Thomas26Wichita, Ks.500 N Washington Wellington KsSUCOProbation Violation6/26/13 Walcher, Melissa A.33Wichita, Ks.500 N Washington Wellington KsSUCOServing Sentence 10 Days6/28/13 Eagle, Justin36Wellington, Ks.509 N Elm St Wellington KsSUCOFailure to Appear6/28/13 Dirks, Jesse E.27Wichita, Ks.Sedgwick County JailSUCOWarrant arrest for Theft6/28/13 Pruett, Christopher D.26Wellington, Ks.Prairie Lawn Cemetary, Wellington, Ks.WPDD.U.I., Transporting Open Container, Obstruction of Official Duty6/27/13 Marsell, Zachary I.21Des Moines, IA.I-35, MP 16, Wellington Ks.K.H.P.Failure to Pay Toll6/24/13 Reynolds, Reiko D.27Wichita, Ks.500 N Washington Wellington KsSUCOServing Sentence6/28/13 NameAgeHome TownLocation of ArrestAgencyChargesDate of Arrest Monday 0800  to  Monday 0800  WEEKLY   BOOKINGS 6/24/2013 thru 7/1/2013 Reyes-Hernandez, Raul43Wichita, Ks.1300 N US 81 PeckSUCODriving while suspended, Falsely reporting crime (Interference)6/28/13 Owens, Steven Charles31Wellington, Ks.21st washington Wellington KSWPDDWS6/29/13 McKellip, Shawn R.44Wellington, Ks.500 N Washington Wellington KsSUCOProbation Violation6/25/13 Myers, Brittany24Wellington, Ks.600 W HarveyWPDDWS, Unlawful possess of controlled substance6/26/13 Bookings Wortman, Joshua M.27Wichita, Ks.500 N Washington Wellington KsSUCOServing Sentence6/28/13 Herrman, Sheldon T.32Rose Hill, Ks.500 N Washington Wellington KsSUCOFailure to Appear6/27/13 Auzat, Brendan25Wellington, Ks.224 South Blaine Wellington KSWPDCity Warrant – Failure to Appear6/27/13 Winegarner, Stacey M.37Wichita, Ks.400 E. Ave. N, Wellington KsSUCOD.W.S. and D.W.S. Habitual Violator6/28/13 Sharpsteen, Don J.55Grove, Ok.2022 E. 16th, Wellington Ks.W.P.D.Failure to Appear6/25/13 Cook, Rickey47Wichita, Ks.500 N Washington Wellington KSSUCOServing Sentence6/27/13 Stallings, Jason36Lawton, Ok323 S C Wellington KsWPDFailure to Appear (X3)6/26/13 Penny, Charles O.43Wichita, Ks.500 N Washington Wellington KsSUCOFailure to Appear6/28/13 Quakenbush, Kindra30Wichita, Ks.Sedgwick County JailSUCOWarrant arrest for Probation Violation6/28/13 Gorges, Tammy42Amarillo Tx1600 Blk W 160 Hwy ArgoniaSUCODUI, TOC, Refusal to submit to prelim breath or saliva test6/26/13 Pouge, Tosha R.37Wichita, Ks.Highway 166 and WoodlawnSUCOD.W.S. and No Insurance6/24/13 Wellington PD13 Bergman, Lars Lynn27South Haven KSTaco Belle Parking lotSUSOPoss Cont. Sub,Poss Drug Para,Violation of restriction,FTA,PV6/29/13 O’neal, Brandon20Wichita, Ks.500 N Washington Wellington KsSUCOBurglary of a Moter Vehicle, Burglary of a Non-Residential, Theft6/27/13 Hobbs, David22Wellington, Ks.1800 E Lincoln, Wellington KSWPDDUI, Duty of driver to report accident with an unattended vehicle/property6/26/13 Prosser, Jeremy25Ark City, KS1900 E  16th Wellington, KSSUCODriving while suspended, No proof of insurance, Vehicles; unlawful acts; e.g., registration6/26/13 Berge, Steven45Wellington, Ks.1100 E 16th WellingtonWPDLiability insurance required6/30/13 Sharpsteen, Don J.55Grove, Ok.2022 E. 16th, Wellington Ks.WPDBond Revocation6/28/13 Ferguson, Jordyn23Wellington, Ks.610 E HillsideWPDServing Sentence (Local)6/29/13 Lane, Levi Robert34Wellington, Ks.Taco Belle Parking lotSUSOPoss Drug Para6/29/13 Franks, Starkell P.26Wichita, Ks.610 E. Hillside, Wellington Ks.SUCOServing Sentence6/25/13 Kaburek, Joshua33Wellington, Ks.401 N Olive Wellington, KsWPDCriminal damage to property6/30/13 Ferguson, Jordyn23Wellington, Ks.610 E HillsideSUCOServing Sentence (Local)6/28/13 Cook, Ricky46Wichita, Ks610 E Hillside Wellington, KsSUCOTraffic Contraband into Jail7/1/13 Brewer, Todd45Anthony, Ks15th and Jefferson Wellington KSWPDDWS, No proof of insurance6/26/13 Farley, Weston F.20Wellington, Ks.130 W. 90th St. S., Wellington KsWPDPoss. of Meth, Poss. of Paraphernailia6/28/13 Sedgwick40 Sumner23 KHP1last_img read more