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Spring Hope gets $3.7M for water, sewer

Posted on November 29, 2021

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North Carolina’s new state budget includes $3.7 million for Spring Hope’s water and sewer infrastructure.

The money is the result of bipartisan work by state Rep. James Gailliard, a Democrat, and state Sen. Lisa Barnes, a Republican. Both represent Spring Hope in the N.C. General Assembly.

“Now that the governor has signed the budget into law, I am thrilled the town can use the $3.7 million to begin critical repairs to its aging water system,” Barnes said. “Soon, water main breaks and crumbling infrastructure will be a thing of the past. I look forward to working with the council to make additional improvements for its citizens and be prepared for future growth.”

Mayor-elect Kyle Pritchard thanked both legislators for their effort. Pritchard said the funding is a perfect example of what can be accomplished when people pull together for a common goal.

“With Tony Jeffreys leading the new infrastructure committee operating out of the mayor’s office, our town can finally start putting together a plan, with goals, timelines and tasks to heal our infrastructure and fix our water problems,” Pritchard said.

Jefferys, a town commissioner-elect, has decades of experience in civil construction.

“We look forward to keeping the community updated as progress is made,” Pritchard said.

To apply for one of the mayor’s committees, visit springhopemayor.com.

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