Lancaster sets hearing on $11.3 million capital improvement plan

Jackie Nunnery

by Jackie Nunnery

LANCASTER—After a brief discussion, the Lancaster board of supervisors on May 28 voted unanimously to set a proposed capital improvement plan for public hearing on June 25.

County administrator Don Gill presented the $11.3 million dollar plan for fiscal year 2020-21, with projects prioritized by the planning commission prior to board consideration.

Gill reminded the board that the $8.3 million requested for the RUS Connect Grant matching funds would have to be borrowed and suggested the $1.1 million for the required EMS digital radio upgrade be part of that, leaving a balance of $1.9 million for the county to fund.

“We borrowed $2 million a little over a year ago and…

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