Municipal Affairs and Environment
September 5, 2017

Provincial Government Announces $657,000 in Infrastructure Investments in Trinity Bay North

The Honourable Eddie Joyce, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, was joined by Neil King, MHA for Bonavista, to announce provincial funding of approximately $657,000 for municipal infrastructure in Trinity Bay North. These investments will contribute to ensuring access to high quality infrastructure and services for residents of the community by supporting better, safer roads and helping to protect the environment.

Through the Municipal Capital Works Program, the Provincial Government is investing $365,000 for wastewater upgrades and $292,000 for improvements to eight roads under the community’s 2017 Road Improvement Program, which will include reshaping and re-grading the roads, replacing culverts, and placing new asphalt.

These municipal improvement projects are a part of $9.5 million that was allocated for 28 communities under the 2017 Municipal Capital Works Program.

Quotes
“This funding will support the Town of Trinity Bay North’s upgrades to its wastewater system and local road improvements for residents. Our government is dedicated to ensuring residents have access to quality services and infrastructure. We continue to work with municipalities to contribute to building safe and sustainable communities in our province.”
Honourable Eddie Joyce
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment

I am very pleased to see this investment in the community of Trinity Bay North. Residents of the community and visitors will benefit significantly from the wastewater and road upgrades announced today.”
Neil King
MHA for Bonavista

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Media contacts
Lynn Robinson
Municipal Affairs and Environment
709-729-5449, 691-9466
lynnrobinson@gov.nl.ca

Jillian Hood
Government Members Office
709-729-5306
jillianhood@gov.nl.ca

 

2017 09 05                                                    3:50 p.m.