City-County Park Improvements Project – In 2017, the city of Elkton was awarded a Land and Water Conservation Fund grant to make much needed improvements in the Elkton-Todd County Park. The grant awarded was in the amount of $75,000 and is matched by the Elkton-Todd County Recreation Commission in the amount of $75,000 in cash and in-kind services for a total project value of $150,000.
Plans for this project include replacing some wooden light poles around the ball fields with metal poles and new LED lighting. Also, the large pavilion will be replaced with a new one. Finally, with funds remaining, a small playground area will be improved. Look for construction of the new lighting to begin in the fall 2018.
Wastewater Critical Infrastructure Project – In 2017, the city of Elkton was awarded $50,000 in Kentucky Office of Homeland Security funding to replace an aging generator at the Wastewater Main Lift Station. The project is currently under environmental review with plans for construction to begin in the fall 2018. The city will only be required to provide funding if the project goes over $50,000.
West Main Street Sidewalk Project – In November 2015, the city was awarded $120,000 in Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) funding in order to install new sidewalks along West Main Street from Dairy Queen to Dollar General. This project will allow safer access to local businesses for our community. The city is required to provide $30,000 in matching funds. Construction of the project has been completed as of June 2018 and the grant is in the closeout phase.
North Main Street Utility Line Burial and Decorative Lighting Project – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is currently in construction phase of their project to replace the bridge on KY 181 and installing new curb, gutter, drainage and sidewalks from the new bridge to Public Square in Elkton. In conjunction with this project, the city will bury utility lines and install decorative lighting on the first block of North Main Street.
Elk Fork Creek Debris Removal Project – The City received grant funds to clean out a 4 mile stretch of Elk Fork Creek to reduce flooding and property damage. The project was completed in November 2014.
KIA – ARRA Water Meter Improvement Project
Renaissance on Main Facade Grant – Several local businesses were able to make improvements to their facades with 50% grant funds.
Sewer Plant Expansion Project
Start the Clock
Sewer Main Line Extension Project
Old Courthouse Preservation Project
City-County Park Improvement and Skate Park Construction Project
Old Courthouse Landscape Redevelopment Project
Walking Trail Renovation Project