LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 27, 2015) – Governor Steve Beshear and Department for Local Government Commissioner Tony Wilder today presented the 2015 Spirit of Kentucky Award to the McLean County Regional Water Commission, a partnership consisting of city and county groups that joined together to centralize the region’s water system.
The award was presented as part of the 40th Annual Governor’s Local Issues Conference.
“Our Kentucky counties need reliable and quality infrastructure in order to grow and thrive,” said Gov. Beshear. “I commend the members of the McLean County Regional Water Commission for recognizing the value of regional collaboration and joining together to solve its county’s water infrastructure needs by developing a plan to deliver safe and cost-effective drinking water from a centralized system.”
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