Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments on behalf of Rural Planning Organization

Organization:
Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments
Amount:
$57,600.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Vance
Description:

This grant will provide matching funds for grants from the US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration and the NC Department of Trantsportation to purchase Geographic Information System (GIS) hardware and software for 18 Rural Planning Organizations (RPOs) that serve tobacco-dependent counties. GIS resources are needed by RPOs to provide coordinated regional transportaion planning resulting in individual project ranking systems that prioritize transportation projects for North Carolina’s next Transportation Improvement Program funding cycle. This will allow these counties to compete for transportation needs in their respective regions and will assist rural areas in North Carolina in planning for needed transportation improvements that will help them to be competitive in attracting economic growth and investment.

Contact:
Mr. Neil Mallory P.O. Box 709 Henderson, North Carolina 27536 (252) 436-2040
Areas Served:
Statewide

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