Vick issues statement on capital budget projects coming to Clark County
On Sunday, the Washington State Legislature passed a new, two-year capital budget that invests $4.9 billion in projects across the state. It invests more than $1 billion in K-12 schools, $308 million in mental and behavioral health, $973 million in higher education facilities, $175 million in housing and $125 million in the Public Works Assistance Account. Some of the investments in Clark County include:
- $4.7 million for Terminal 1 waterfront development in Vancouver;
- $2 million for the Wisdom Ridge Business Park in Ridgefield;
- $1.75 million for the Tenny Creek assisted living facility in Vancouver;
- $1.5 million for the Brezee Creek culvert replacement and East 4th St widening project in La Center;
- $994,000 for the Seaquest – Mt. St. Helen's Visitor Center;
- $500,000 for the Battle Ground YMCA;
- $584,000 Schmid ballfields phase 3 in Washougal; and
- $75,000 Washougal River waterfront development.
Eighteenth District Republican Rep. Brandon Vick, R-Vancouver, issued the following statement after the capital budget's passage:
“This is a strong, bipartisan budget that provides funding for infrastructure improvements and community projects throughout Washington state and Clark County. It addresses priorities and needs, while making local investments that benefit our region.
“The capital budget projects are a product of collaboration with our local governments and entities. The partnerships strengthen our commitment to bring economic growth and vitality to our area.”
The capital budget awaits the governor's signature.
###Washington State House Republican Communications