Shawnee County left with spending budget and lavatory questions immediately after grant delay

A delayed grant has the Parks and Recreation Department asking yourself how to fund the Kossover restroom facility renovation immediately after months of waiting around.

A grant of more than $100,000 was intended to be awarded months back, but the federal federal government has delayed handing out the funding.

“It can be not just about anything that we are doing or anything at all we can management,” explained Tim Laurent, director of the Parks and Recreation section, at Monday’s Shawnee County Commission meeting. “We are in a tiny bit of a waiting around sport.” 

Laurent reported commencing design in advance of being awarded grant dollars could make the division ineligible for the funds. He mentioned he is absolutely sure the revenue is readily available, even nevertheless a speaker at the meeting reported they don’t believe that the point out has any funds to give.