Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday over $15 million in funding for infrastructure and education in Northern Kentucky.
“Today’s awards will help our students, our seniors and everyone in between,” Beshear said. “World-class companies are choosing Kentucky because of our world-class workforce, and that means we have to keep investing in education, as well as our infrastructure and support for families, to make Kentucky an even better place to live and work.”
Here is how the awards, which total $15,663,176, break down by county:
Beshear granted $4,763,200 to Boone County Schools through the Better Schools Program. The funding will be used to renovate, expand and add programming at the Ignite Institute in Erlanger.
The Northern Kentucky Water District will receive $1 million to support nearly four miles of waterline extension that will bring clean water service to 56 households for the first time.
Newport Independent Schools is receiving $2.1 million to renovate the high school’s graphic arts, art and Mac lab and create a space for the new culinary pathway program.
The City of Newport is receiving $764,560 to rehabilitate the Grand Towers Senior Housing multi-family housing building. The rehab will include the replacement of two elevators that provide handicapped accessibility for residents. Upon completion, the new elevators will provide the residents with sa …