Lyerly Elementary School is receiving a Travel Plan from the Georgia Safe Routes to Schools Resource Center. The Town of Lyerly is working with Lyerly Elementary School and the Georgia DOT's Safe Routes to School program to create a Travel Plan for the school. This plan will outline the schools needs as for as accomodations for walkers and bike riders safety. The Travel Plan is a $15,000 value and is being provided free of cost by the Georgia Safe Routes to Schools Resource Center.
The Town of Lyerly was notified that they were awarded the ARC Grant (Appalachian Regional Commission) for $233,230, this project will be for the 12" line to Mohawk, improvements at the sewer pond, and sewer line to Smith Ironworks. This grant will save/create jobs at Mohawk and Smith Ironworks.
Lyerly has been named a 2011 Playful City USA Community by KABOOM!, this designation will allow us the opportunity to apply for some exciting playground grants.
GREAT NEWS!!! On 8-27-2011, the Town of Lyerly was awarded a $500,000.00 Community Development Block Grant for water system improvements inside the town limits.
The Town of Lyerly received word August 4th that it was awared a $2,500.00 grant from The Home Depot Foundation to use in making the park playground inclusive for children with disabilities. The grant will go towards new playground fencing, and a handicapped swing. Thanks Home Depot Foundation!