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Sussex County Council Meeting – August 5

WGMD’s Jon Budler has an recap of what happened this week in the Sussex County Council.

Sussex County has received $797,000 for funding of transportation expenses for various senior centers in the county from DART, a division of DelDOT.

The council unanimously approved (Councilwoman Deavers absent) the distribution at this morning’s meeting. Distribution includes $45,000 to Nanticoke Senior Center, $2,100 to Indian River Senior Center, $99,000 to Laurel Senior Center, $27,000 to Lewes Senior Center, $43,000 to Cape Henlopen Senior Center, and $580,000 to CHEER, Inc.

The funds are used to pay for transportation needs; such as vehicle maintenance, fuel and other expenses.

 

GRANT REQUESTS:

Total amount – $6,100

Indian River Volunteer Fire Company for the Ladies Auxiliary’s fundraiser for fire and rescue services (Bingo basket prizes) – $100 (Cole)

Lewes Fire Department for uniforms for the Ladies Auxiliary – Deferred

Delmarva Clergy United in Social Action Foundation to support The Griffin’s Place – $1,000 (Deaver, Wilson)

Fort Miles Historical Association for infrastructure improvements – $5,000 ($1,000 from each council’s account)

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Jon Budler

Written by Jon Budler

From the great state of Nebraska, Jon Budler brings a wealth of news experience and an open perspective on events going on in our backyard and around the world. A UD grad, Jon returns to the state after a successful run on the Lincoln airwaves. He has experience covering state/local news and covering the Huskers in their first two years in the Big Ten. He has a couple awards under his belt and takes pride in bringing the best content to the local airwaves. Jon is an avid fishing guy and sports fan (Go Phillies, Ravens and Real Madrid!). He lives in Sussex County with his wife and their furry child… a toy fox terrier named Appa. Follow Jon on Twitter: @NewsDudeJon!