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By Dena Martin
The Times 

State Public Works Board Approves First Loans in Five Years

Waitsburg hopes to tap loan funds for Taggart Road straightening project


OLYMPIA – Waitsburg City Councilmember KC Kuykendall breathed a sigh of satisfaction in April when the Washington State Public Works Board approved 12 jurisdictions for approximately $6 million in low-interest pre-construction loans for 2018. This is the first time in five years the board has had state funds to issue loans.

Now the City is hopeful that the Taggart Road Project will be among those projects first in line for subsequent approvals.

Kuykendall, who serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Washington Cities, as well as the State Public Works Board, has been pass...

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