The vision project for Hardin County developed from a grant provided by the Department of Defense's Office of Economic Adjustment as part of the base realignment impact at Fort Knox.
L.B. Schmidt and Associates of Prospect began work in July after winning the contract awarded by Lincoln Trail Area Development District through a competitive bidding process.
A 30-page survey was developed and mailed to 100 community leaders and "stakeholders." Schmidt compiled results and collected comments from the 70 surveys returned.