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Grant could speed up bridge project
Construction of a new St. Croix River bridge could start as early as next year if Minnesota secures a federal grant for the project, a Washington County official said. The county is throwing its support behind a $300 million Minnesota Department of Transportation grant request for...
August 26, 2009 - 1:05pm
July 29, 2009
Viewpoint: Washington County seeks to use stimulus money wisely, efficiently
When the United States Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Feb. 17, commonly known as the federal stimulus bill, the message was clear - get the money out there to the far reaches of the country, do it quickly and get results, primarily in getting people back...
July 29, 2009 - 8:20am
HRA will apply for homelessness prevention funds for projects
The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted in two separate actions Tuesday, June 23 authorize staff request for more federal stimulus dollars for housing projects. The board voted to authorize the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) to apply for $1.3...
June 29, 2009 - 1:25pm
June 24, 2009
County will request funds to help redevelop foreclosed homes
The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved an application June 23 for federal stimulus funds to help pay for the redevelopment of abandoned and foreclosed homes in the county. Washington County will enter a consortium with Anoka, Dakota, Ramsey, Scott and Chisago counties...
June 24, 2009 - 10:30am
Our View: Officials should bring more scrutiny to the table when requesting pieces of the federal stimulus pie
Seven-hundred eighty-seven billion dollars. To borrow a phrase made famous about 20 years ago by comedian Chris Rock, "Good Lord, that's a lot of money!" It's been just over four months since President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 into law....
June 24, 2009 - 7:48am
June 17, 2009
Federal stimulus funds may speed up road rehab projects
The city of Woodbury received word from the Twins Cities Metropolitan Council that it is likely to receive $1.25 million it requested in federal stimulus dollars for a list of road rehabilitation projects throughout the city. The Woodbury City Council vote 5-0 June 10 to authorize...
June 17, 2009 - 8:31am
May 12, 2009
County board approves accepting worker support funds
Washington County Commissioners voted 5-0 May 5 to authorize the county to apply for federal stimulus dollars to assist unemployed or underemployed county residents in securing full employment.
May 12, 2009 - 12:21pm
May 4, 2009
Fed money helps road work
ST. PAUL - In the next few days, Minnesotans will see federal economic stimulus funds in the form of orange barrels. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has scheduled the start of many federally funded highway projects in the next week. "MnDOT identified more than 60 projects...
May 4, 2009 - 9:32am
April 17, 2009
Sheriff seeks stimulus funding to make up for position cuts
The Washington County Sheriff's Office is looking to the federal government for stimulus funding to make seven new hires. The Washington County Board of Commissioners vote 5-0 Tuesday, April, 14 to authorize the department to submit its grant application to the federal Community...
April 17, 2009 - 4:51pm
April 15, 2009
City applies for stimulus funding to hire two new cops
The city of Woodbury is looking to the federal government to fund two new police officer positions. The Woodbury City Council voted Wednesday, April 8 to approve a resolution to authorize the Woodbury Public Safety Department to apply for federal economic stimulus funding to that...
April 15, 2009 - 7:46am
March 27, 2009
Woodbury included in list of Minnesota cities eligible to receive federal stimulus dollars
Woodbury was included in a list of two dozen Minnesota cities that are now eligible to receive federal stimulus funding for municipal projects with an emphasis on energy reduction, city of Woodbury officials confirmed Friday. The announcement was made official, via a Thursday, March...
March 27, 2009 - 4:48pm
March 25, 2009
Viewpoint: 'Truth' or 'spin' -- Decide for yourself
I read with interest Rep. Julie Bunn's recent editorial "Opportunity lies before us in the no spin zone" (Viewpoint, Bulletin, March 11). She begins by informing us that the state just realized in November that they have a big problem. I am surprised it took until November, after...
March 25, 2009 - 7:41am
February 24, 2009
Pawlenty ready to take any federal money
ST. PAUL -- The Pawlenty administration plans to spend all federal economic stimulus money that it can get its hands on - estimated at $4 billion. That announcement on Monday came weeks after Gov. Tim Pawlenty criticized the package and hinted he would reject federal funds. "We...
February 24, 2009 - 7:40am
February 13, 2009
Stimulus shakes up budget debate
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's ailing state coffers could get a $2 billion jolt from the federal economic stimulus package, but the funding comes with...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
County seeks a piece of the stimulus pie
If economic stimulus money is coming the way of Washington County, the county better be ready. That was the message delivered to the Washington County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Jan. 27, by Wayne Sandberg, the county's deputy director of public works. "One thing worse than...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am