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 
blacktopped.
    He voiced concern in the way that roads were selected for state 
funding.
    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 
in favor.
    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.

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