State Rep. Gail K. Hamm (D-East Hampton, Middletown) announced the State Bond Commission’s approval of funding for projects in Middletown.
Connecticut Valley Hospital, Riverview Hospital, Middlesex Community College and the Connecticut Juvenile Training School all received grants totaling $1.42 million dollars.
“I want to thank Governor Malloy and the members of the Bond Commission for their confidence in Middletown with the approval of these well-deserved projects,” said Hamm. “Health care and education improvements are the best ways Connecticut can reinvest in our future.”
Middlesex Community College will receive $156,038 to finance the design of renovations and alterations to the cafeteria and additions to the bookstore, dining and student area in Founders Hall on campus.
Connecticut Valley Hospital, Riverview Hospital and the Connecticut Juvenile Training School will receive $400,400 for interior and exterior repairs to their potable water tank. This project is anticipated to create eight construction jobs.
A separate item for Riverview Hospital has $865,000 coming for roadway improvements, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations modifications and emergency and minor capital projects. This project is anticipated to create 12 construction positions.