Ardmore awards $12,500 hearth suppression grant and $5,00 facade grant

Margarito Gregerson
The Tease Salon was recently awarded a $5,000 facade grant from the City of Ardmore. Plans include removing all the wood and glass and reframing the windows with metal. Brickwork above the new windows and the new metal framing will be painted black.
The former location of the Joe Brown Company on 3rd NE has been purchased and is undergoing renovations. The city has awarded a $12,500 fire suppression grant to the new owners.

The City of Ardmore has a short while ago awarded $17,500 in grants that will be break up amongst two downtown organizations. Broadway-Commerce LLC received a $12,500 fire suppression grant to be used in their setting up located at 20 3rd Ave. NE, and The Tease Salon found at 103 E Primary gained a $5,000 facade grant.

Local community Progress Director Jessica Scott mentioned she is especially enthusiastic to see an individual consider gain of the fireplace suppression grant. The grant method commenced earlier this calendar year, and this is the to start with one to be awarded. Every fire suppression grant is really worth up to $12,500 and these resources can include up to 50% of the set up or improvements to a building’s hearth suppression procedure.

“There is still another $12,500 to be specified out and it can be made use of for sprinklers or hood vents in dining establishments,” Scott stated. “It’s out there for existing structures in the downtown place or places in just our hearth limitations. The hearth restrictions are individuals spots wherever all of the structures are incredibly close alongside one another, so if one creating catches fire it’s extremely tricky to prevent it from spreading.”

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