A resolution and memorandum of agreement regarding Kentucky Department of Transportation funding for Wayne County has been approved by the fiscal court.
Magistrates met on Tuesday, July 3 to review the resolution and
approved it, which will allow the county to receive $148,000 in
discretionary funds for resurfacing county roads.
Several projects have been approved by the state.
They include: one mile of Murl Road, half a mile of Edwards Mountain
Road, and a mile and four-tenths of Denney Sinking Road.
Several other projects had been submitted to the state for the
program, but were not approved. These included a couple of loops of
Old KY 90 and the Twyford's Point Road.
After the resolution had been read, District Four magistrate Troy
Neal said that he knew all the roads included on the list needed
He voiced concern in the way that roads were selected for state
District Three magistrate Dale Vaughn stated that he was pleased by
see the Denney Sinking Road included because that road had not been
blacktopped since 1968.
Neal voted against the resolution. The other three magistrates voted
County Judge-Executive Mike Anderson said that the county would
receive another round of funding from the state later this year.
Criteria has changed for projects that can be paid for with flex funds.
He asked that all recommendations for flex funding be submitted as soon as possible.