County okays grant to give workers rides from SL to jobs in Holstein

BY TOM CULLEN

The Buena Vista County Board of Supervisors approved an $87,120 grant application so 30 VT employees can be transported daily from Walmart to the company’s plant in Holstein.

Northwest Iowa Planning & Development Commission Planner Cara Elbert told the supervisors Tuesday the commission has prepared a grant application to be sent to the Iowa Economic Development Authority. The commission has performed a housing needs assessment and an employment assessment for the county to receive funding. 

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