(10/20/2009)
Delegate David Walker announced to Calhoun commissioners yesterday that he is yet to hear from his current "hope list" submitted to the Governor's Community Participation Program.

The GCPC is a replacement for the old Budget Digest.

Walker did announce the approval of three grants submitted some time ago when Del. Stemple was serving, to the Grantsville and Arnoldsburg Volunteer Fire Departments for $2,250 each.

The Calhoun Clerk's office received a grant for $10,000 for record preservation.

He presented certificates to be issued to the respective fire departments and the County Clerk.

Walker indicated, because of budget problems, he is still waiting on grant requests he has made.

Walker's request list for Calhoun, part of which was requested by the commission:

Calhoun EMS - $5,105

Upper West Fork, Grantsville and Arnoldsburg VFD's - $2,500 each

Calhoun Gilmer Career Center - $4,000

Calhoun County Park - $2,500

Upper West Fork Park - $2,500

Calhoun County Committee on Aging - $3,333

Arnoldsburg Elementary School - $5,238

Calhoun County Schools - $2,000

Calhoun County 4-H - $5,000

Calhoun County Library - $3,000

CLAY REQUESTS

Clay Development Corp. - $3,333

WYAP-LP - $1,000

Clay Co. Services Unlimited, Inc. - $895

Clay Co. Emergency Ambulance Service - $1,000

Elk River Pedal and Paddle Challenge, Inc. $500

Clay County High School - $1,810

Clay Nutrition Center - $3,333

GILMER REQUESTS

Gilmer County Commission - $8,500

Normantown Elementary - $8,952

Sheriff of Gilmer County - $2,000


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