TARCOG was pleased to assist the Limestone County Water and Sewer Board in the development of a successful grant proposal to EDA. The proposal for $1,215,000.00 is matched by local funds in the same amount. The project will assist in providing the new G.E. Aviation site in southern Limestone County with water infrastructure services sufficient to accommodate its projected demands. GE Aviation plans to invest $221 million in the development of this new 250K sq ft manufacturing facility, site infrastructure and equipment near the I-565 and Greenbrier Road intersection. The manufacturing facility will employ approximately 204 people averaging $24.50 per hour salary with the initial phase of construction. The continued economic success of Limestone County depends on the provision adequate public infrastructure such as this. GE Aviation’s new manufacturing facility will provide a huge economic boost to our area and the entire north Alabama region.