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Severance spending



The Letcher County Fiscal Court voted this week on how to spend coal severance tax money that will be returned to the county during the next two years. This list shows how the money is being appropriated:


Letcher County Recreation Center ………………………………………………….$1,200,000
Letcher County Water and Sewer District Improvements ………………..$1,000,000
Letcher County Fire Departments ……………………………………………………..$200,000
Letcher County Community Centers ………………………………………………….$100,000
Letcher County Parks and Recreation ………………………………………………..$475,000
Letcher County Sanitation Department ……………………………………………..$200,000
Letcher County Senior Citizens ………………………………………………………….$300,000
Fire Training Center at Neon ……………………………………………………………..$100,000
Letcher County Tourism ……………………………………………………………………..$50,000
Letcher County Sheriff ’s Department …………………………………………………..$50,000
Letcher County Veteran’s Museum ………………………………………………………$50,000
Little Shepherd Amphitheater ……………………………………………………………..$50,000
Letcher County Planning Commission ………………………………………………..$50,000
City of Jenkins Improvements …………………………………………………………… *$50,000
City of Fleming-Neon Improvements ………………………………………………… *$50,000
City of Whitesburg Improvements …………………………………………………….. *$50,000
Pine Mountain Search and Rescue ………………………………………………………$25,000

*$5,000 from each city’s appropriation was earmarked for that city’s police department.



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