ID board presents $20K to Good Hope for AGCOR project

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Pictured, left to right, are Cullman County Commissioner Garry Marchman, Good Hope Mayor Jerry Bartlett, Cullman County Industrial Development Authority Board Chairman Jason Grimmett, Cullman County Commission Chairman Jeff Clemons and Cullman County Economic Development Director Bradley Williams. (Courtesy of Bradley Williams)

GOOD HOPE, Ala. – Jason Grimmett, chairman of the Cullman County Industrial Development Authority Board, on Friday presented Good Hope Mayor Jerry Bartlett a check for $20,000 on behalf of the Authority.

According to Cullman County Economic Development Director Bradley Williams, the money will help the City of Good Hope with the match portion of a grant it received to expand its sewer system to AGCOR Steel.

AGCOR made an overall capital investment of $6.3 million in a new 128,000-square-foot facility in Good Hope in 2018-2019. It also announced a $2.3 million expansion project in July 2020 that will help create more jobs.