Friday, August 04, 2006

Bachus Secures $350,000 For Red Mountain Park

Rep. Spencer Bachus of Vestavia Hills recently secured a $350,000 grant for Red Mountain Park to be used for land acquisition. The appropriation was part of the Transportation, Treasury and Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary and other Independent Agencies Appropriations Act of 2007. The bill passed the House by a 406-22 vote.According to Rep. Bachus' office - the congressman notes that as the Birmingham area continues to grow, the availability and expansion of green space will be essential in attracting businesses and providing a high quality of life.