Grant & Loan Awards: Dooly County


Dooly County

Equity Fund: $500,000

Awarded: 12/07/2009

Applicant: Vienna, City of

Equity grant funds to be used for sewer infrastructure improvements to the City of Vienna’s force main that pumps water from a gravity lift station owned by the City of Vienna to their waste treatment facility. The majority of this water is from the Tyson Foods poultry Processing Facility located in the City of Vienna’s Industrial Park. The City of Vienna is under a Consent Order with Georgia Environmental Protection Division as a result of several spills from the force main between the gravity lift station and the City of Vienna’s waste treatment plant over the last few years. Failure of this force main could cause a shutdown of the Tyson facility until repairs could be made thus effecting 600 employees at the facility in addition to the Live Production operations and growers associated with the processing facility

Total Budgeted Project Cost: $2,577,000

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