|Everett-Stewart awarded state grant |
|Posted: Friday, June 22, 2012 1:43 pm |
|Nashville – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced today that federal and state aeronautics grants totaling $8,702,473 have been approved for nine Tennessee airports. Among those, |
Union City – Everett-Stewart received state funding to replace/repair airfield electrical components with $379,296 from the state and a local match of $42,144. Total funding was $421,440.
The grants are made available through the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Aeronautics Division.
The Division administers federal and state funding to assist in the location, design, construction and maintenance of Tennessee’s diverse public aviation system.
Except for routine expenditures, grant applications are reviewed by the Tennessee Aeronautics Commission (TAC), which is a five member board charged with policy planning and with regulating changes in the state Airport System Plan.
The board carefully reviews all applications for grants to ensure that the proper state and local matching funds are in place and that the grants will be used for needed improvements.