Tuesday, 09 August 2022
Login |  Register 
MSC News National Headlines Sports Top Headlines CBS US News CBS Technology
Horton organization appeals for continued county funding
08/04/2022

Brown County Courthouse

(KNZA)--Representatives of the Horton Industrial Development Corporation met with the Brown County Commission Monday to appeal for continued funding the county.

Tim Lentz, who serves as economic development director for the organization, told commissioners they would not have been able to accomplish what they have to date without funding from the county and don't want to see it go away.  

A motion by Commissioner Bill Pollock last month to not include funding in the county budget for the Horton economic development group and Hiawatha Foundation for Economic Development died due to the lack of a second.  The county has been providing $25,000 annually to each organization.  

Lentz said he feels economic development is important to small communities like Horton and the organization has been a driving force for the city.

He said one of their main accomplishments was helping to start the Horton Community Foundation, which has expanded to become the South Brown Community Foundation, raising funds for non-profits and special projects that benefit the communities of south Brown County.  

Lentz said  they also helped raise funds for the new Horton baseball complex currently under construction.  In addition, he said they've helped several businesses with new paint and facade.  

Lentz said the group is currently working on options to bring affordable housing to Horton.

© Many Signals Communications
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Lancaster man arrested for alleged child sex crimes
Arrest follows stolen skid-steer loader
Former Atchison/Brown Co resident homicide victim
Decision 2022-Local NEKS results
Hiawatha woman arrested after search of home
Decision 2022-KS Primary Election results
Accident closes Atchison's 6th Street viaduct
Costly Atchison theft investigated
Pyle submits petition to run for Governor
Horton organization appeals for continued county funding
Jefferson Co water rescue a success
Falls City woman sentenced in federal court
Lansing inmate dies after apparent homicide
Local residents to benefit from new KS food program
Cobblestone Parade Grand Marshal's named
Ozawkie woman injured in wreck
Nominations needed to fill two empty judicial seats
Two Falls City residents facing drug possession charges
Meth, weapon, alleged in Jackson Co traffic stop
Herbster will be allowed to add examples to lawsuit

Click Here For All Stories


LATEST STORIES
KS pursuit ends in NE; One arrested
Fur friends benefit at Bendena-based sale
Meth, weapon, alleged in Jackson Co traffic stop
Internet expansion plan proceeds in Doniphan Co
Peru State College announces major building project
Cobblestone Parade Grand Marshal's named
Former Atchison/Brown Co resident homicide victim
Roadway safety grants available in NW Missouri
Humboldt man charged following pursuit
Traffic stop leads to felony charges
Click Here For All Stories

©2022 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report
KNZA - KLZA - KMZA - KTNC - KAIR
Powered by Radio Media Group
172.70.174.185