Grant & Loan Awards: Pierce County


Pierce County

Equity Fund: $500,000

Awarded: 12/16/2002

Applicant: Waycross, City of

Equity funds for construction of a 500,000-gallon elevated storage tank to assist an existing industry, Stewart Candy Co, with plans for expansion.The family-owned company has been in business for over 80 years, employing 125 and projects the addition of 40 new jobs over the next two years. The storage tank will also support marketing efforts, enhancing the competitiveness of the area by providing adequate water and fire protection for future development.

Total Budgeted Project Cost: $3,100,720

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