Thursday, May 10, 2012

Helper's massive rebuild proposal gets CIB approval

Helper City is in line for what may be the largest single commitment of funds in the history of the state's Permanent Community Impact Board. 

It is a $19.5 million package of grants and loans to rebuild the city's aging water, sewer and stormwater systems, and to repave the streets when the underground work is done. 

"We were all shocked," announced Mayor Dean Armstrong, speaking of the delegation of city officials and engineering consultants who got the word Thursday morning at the board meeting. Sun Advocate