Jay eyeing funding for water upgrades

Looking at possible total system upgrade

The Jay council held a public meeting last Thursday, July 25, to in form residents of the status of a grant application with the USDA Rural Development Program and how the town is addressing the water distribution system's replacement project.

Technical assistance provider Mary Gavin, from Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project and Jeff Archer, area director of the USDA Rural Development Program out of Crestview are working with Jay Operations Manager Eric Seib to address the sources of possible funding.

The sources are: the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), a Community Develo...