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Public Notice - Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation - 9/28/2017

MOUNT VERNON, TEXAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORP.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION PUBLIC WORKS GRANT

This is to give notice Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation has applied for grant funds through the Economic Development Administration’s Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs for $1,500,000.00. These funds will be used to engineer and build a public transload facility to connect to the Northeast Texas Railroad/Blacklands Railroad adjacent to the Lowe’s Distribution Center off Lowes Lane, Mount Vernon, Texas.

There are two primary purposes for this notice.  First, people who may be affected by activities in the area that the transload facility will be constructed should be given and opportunity to express their concerns and provided information about this project.  Second, the dissemination of information is an important educational tool to the residents of Mount Vernon and Franklin County about this and future projects planned by the Economic Development Corporation.

Written comments must be received by Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation at the following address on or before October 10, 2017.  Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation, 109 North Kaufman Street, Mount Vernon, Texas  75457.

Brad Hyman
President, Mount Vernon EDC
Handicapped persons desiring to attend the meeting and without transportation may contact City Hall at 903-537-2252 for assistance.