Last week, Airdrie Mayor Peter Brown met with Angela Pitt of the Airdrie East MLA and Jeremy Nixon, Minister of Seniors, Communities and Social Services, to tour the new Avrio Place and discuss senior life in Airdrie. talked.
“I would like to thank Minister Nixon and MLA Pitt for attending and accepting my invitation. [the old Hampton Inn and Suites] Also Airdrie Housing Limited project [the old Super Eight Hotel].”
According to Brown, the meeting went very well and the minister recognized all the challenges facing these two projects.
“It is imperative that the state government invests in our communities. These two projects (Abrio Place) are $4.4 million for renovations and $1.4 million for the Airdrie Housing Limited project.”
Brown believes Minister Nixon understands that these projects are underway, investments are being made, and that Airdrie needs funding from the state government for these projects. increase.
Mayor Brown asked Nixon when he would know if Airdrie would receive the needed funds, and said there were 67 applications looking for such funds.
“There hasn’t been an investment in affordable housing or senior housing like this since 2007.”
Airdrie is hoping for good news as the state budget financials will be released sometime between February 15th and March 1st.
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