Anna Oestreich, director of Bond County Transit, met with the Bond County Board Tuesday morning regarding two grant applications that must be submitted this month. One is a federal operating funds grant and the other is a state capital grant.
She said the governor’s plan, still to be considered by the legislature, would lead to the local service providing more matching funds. Click below to hear more:
The local match will be raised by the transit doing more local contractual services.
Oestreich said the state grant will provide new vehicles. Click below for more:
The new vehicles will allow the transit fleet to be expanded to provide services, according to Oestreich.
The county Board approved the documents necessary to proceed with the grant applications.