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Yelm, Rainier receive $10,000 Port of Oly Small Cities grant

– “Port Invests in Thurston County’s Small Cities”
“Bucoda, Rainier, Tenino and Yelm projects get a financial boost”

“Current Port Commissioner, Bill McGregor spearheaded the Small Cities program in 2010. It has become a success marking 2017 as the eighth year projects in Thurston County’s small, incorporated cities received a boost from the Port of Olympia. Port Commission approved funding matches for economic development projects in Bucoda, Rainier, Tenino and Yelm, at $10,000 each at the April 24 Commission meeting.”

“Small cities are defined as incorporated cities within Thurston County with a population of 10,000 or less.”

“Here is how the cities plan to use their 2017 Small Cities Program funds:

* Rainier plans to help fund the Tipsoo Loop Resurfacing project.

* Yelm plans to acquire electric vehicle charging stations; acquire and install a Bikeshare kiosk and acquire professional services for logo upgrade,” quoting Thurston Talk.
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Posted by Steve on May 3, 2017 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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