Archive for the ‘Cooperative District’ Category
For Release: June 25, 2009
¬†Contact: Greg Knighton
BIRMINGHAM, AL (EDPA) ‚Äď The Cooperative District of Winston County has received AdvantageSite designation.
The AdvantageSite program requires that community economic development organizations provide documentation specific to a proposed industrial site, including a set of standard data related to ownership/control, environmental and geotechnical conditions, and infrastructure status.
COOPERATIVE DISTRICT – Widening, resurfacing, and the addition¬†of a third lane for turning onto Alabama Highway 13 has been completed on to Winston County County Road 9.¬† This road work was in part made possible through a $125,000 grant secured by Senator Roger Bedford through the Alabama Department of Community and Economic Affirs (ADECA).¬†¬†The remainder of the project was funded through a portion of the Cooperative District bond issue secured in June 2008.¬†
Construction continues on¬†Lots 10 and 11 of the Winston County industrial park located within the Cooperative District.¬† ¬†¬†Plans are underway to secure a grant to fund landscaping and beautification work at the intersection of Winston County County Road 9 and Alabama Highway 13.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, December 7, 2007 Contact: Grady Batchelor (205) 269-1780 WINSTON COUNTY – The Cooperative District of Winston County, Inc. comprised of the municipalities of Haleyville, Lynn, Double Springs, Addison and Arley; the County Commission and IDA took a big step toward making the vision of a countywide industrial park a reality with the purchase of 818 acreas located at the intersection of Alabama Highway 13 and Winston County Road 9 just 6 miles north of exit 39 off Interstate 22.