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East Aberdeen Mobility Project – Final Report

Increasing vehicle, freight and rail traffic along US 12 in East Aberdeen is resulting in traffic congestion and delays. In order to document existing conditions and analyze options to ease congestion and improve safety, the Grays Harbor Council of Governments has initiated the East Aberdeen Mobility Project. The final plan will identify the highest and best alternative, specifically designed to address deficiencies and provide a roadmap for moving the project forward.

The final report for the East Aberdeen Mobility Project is posted on the project website at:
wwww.aberdeenmobility.html.


Public Funding Newsletter Second Quarter 2015!

The second installment for 2015 of the quarterly GHCOG Public Funding Notification Alert is now available! GHCOG publishes the newsletter quarterly to assist our members with finding funding for their transportation, infrastructure, recreation, and planning projects.

Reminder: No Public Work Trust Funds in 2015.

April 2015 Public Funding Newsletter


New tools let you quickly find U.S. Census Bureau data!

US Census Quick Facts Tool - Fast and easy access to facts about people, business, and geography. A simple way to find US Census data for communities, counties, and states. Browse multiple data sets at one time!
http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/index.html

Census Explorer - US Census Bureau's interactive map series. Explore several themed maps from multiple Census data sets and collection years.
http://www.census.gov/censusexplorer/


Grays Harbor Demographic Highlights - April 2015 update

The GHCOG Grays Harbor Demographic Highlights brochure has been updated with Office of Financial Management median household income estimates and current employment estimates from WA State Employment Security. See the link below for the brochure, in PDF format.

April 2015: Grays Harbor Demographic Highlights brochure


Applying for Grants and Loans

The February 18th grant and loan workshop, hosted by Public Works Board and the Grays Harbor Council of Governments, materials are available, see PDF file below.

February 18: Grant Application Workshop Handout


Local Events Calendar, Greater Grays Harbor Inc.

Find out what's happening around Grays Harbor! Brought to you by Greater Grays Harbor Inc.

http://chamber.graysharbor.org/events/index/2013-07-26


NOAA Marine Debris Program - Japan Tsunami Debris: Information and FAQs

The March 2011 tsunami that hit Japan washed debris into the Pacific Ocean. While heavier materials sank close to shore, lighter material have been scattered by winds and ocean currents in the North Pacific. Items have already begun landing on the U.S. West Coast. See Japan Tsunami Marine Debris Joint Information Center and NOAA's Japan Tsunami Debris information and FAQs websites for more information and where to report tsunami debris.

Japan Tsunami Marine Debris Joint Information Center: http://disasterdebris.wordpress.com/