Flomaton receives $350,000 for lagoon

Mayor secures grant funds for first phase of sewer upgrades

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey presented Flomaton Mayor Dewey Bondurant, Jr., with a ceremonial $350,000 check that will be used to finance the first phase of a rehabilitation project on the town's sewage lagoon, located on Martin Luther King Drive.

Bondurant said the total estimate to make the needed repairs on the lagoon is about $800,000 but feels confident he can get the funds to complete the project. In the first phase with the $350,000 grant the town will have to match that with $70,000 in local funds.

The money to Flomaton is coming from a Community Development Block Grant that will be admin...

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