County Board/Bond County Transit Work Through Grant Process

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.