Lewis Commission approves grant application for Blueprint Group |

Through its Tuesday, April 13, conference, the Lewis County Fee accepted a grant software for

Through its Tuesday, April 13, conference, the Lewis County Fee accepted a grant software for a Blueprint Neighborhood undertaking.

The grant, if permitted, would be as a result of the Appalachian Regional Fee and would be utilised to establish a trail community in Lewis County.

Blueprint Community Coordinator Victoria Stansberry stated the path community plan features linking the Harrison County trail system to the long term Lewis County process on the northern facet of the county, and linking the Burnsville path method, at present in development, on the southern conclusion of the county.

Stansberry added that the grant would also enable the Blueprint staff to examine the upcoming steps in the challenge, such as funding resources. The sum of the grant would be $57,760, with a match of $17,328 in-variety and/or money. She asked for of the commission $5,500, which is portion of the $17,328, including that volume could modify relying on how substantially is collected for the matching funds necessity.

Stansberry explained Stonewall Resort and Hampton Inn are outlined as in-sort matches because of to staying made use of for meeting space, and she has been in make contact with with the City of Weston, the City of Jane Lew, Dominion Strength, and Mon Well being/SJMH, as nicely. The Lewis County CVB has delivered money, she continued.

In other fee small business, Zach’s Towing and Recovery’s request to be added to the Lewis County E-911 Towing Rotation was approved. Lewis County E-911 Director James Gum claimed that just after examining the ask for, every little thing was in get.

The West Virginia Auditor’s Place of work has accepted Lewis County’s Fiscal 12 months 2022 levy estimate (finances). Commissioners will satisfy on April 20 and officially lay the levy.

Commissioners authorised the ad for the posture of assistant administrator/assistant grant writer for the Lewis County Commission. The situation is open up because of to a retirement.

Commissioners attended 2nd Saturday in Weston on April 10, the Greenway Modern society assembly, assisted with the Jane Lew Group Backyard garden, and participated in various meeting phone calls on a local and statewide degree. They have also assisted with COVID-19 vaccination clinics.

The fee meets just about every Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Lewis County Courthouse.