Millions of dollars in investments are coming to Lewis & Clark Community College in Godfrey, courtesy of the state’s Illinois Jobs Now! Program. Nearly $1.7-million is headed toward the construction of a new day care and early education center - which serves the children of the college’s students, faculty and staff – with the college to foot the bill for the other half.
A $640,000 grant from the Illinois EPA will go toward the installation of permeable pavers and native trees in the Haskell Hall parking lot, addressing stormwater runoff issues. College President Dr. Dale Chapman says this will allow them to further develop their ongoing sustainability efforts.
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In addition, a new 12,800 square foot maintenance building will also be constructed at a cost of about $2-million, with the state picking up more than $1.5-million of the cost. Governor Pat Quinn was at LCCC Friday morning to make the announcement.
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