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Lt. Governor Ellspermann Announces Water Grant Awards For Worthington And Greene County
Updated August 22, 2014 6:58 AM | Filed under: Utilities
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(GREENE CO.) - Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann announces water grant awards for Worthington and Greene County.

Twelve Indiana communities are receiving grants totaling more than $5.4 million for projects through the Wastewater and Drinking Water Program managed by the Office of Community and Rural Affairs.

Funded by the federal Community Development Block Grant, this program is available to communities for a variety of infrastructure improvements to enable long-term growth. Each grant must have a match of local funds and meet certain grant requirements.

In announcing the grants, Lt. Governor Ellspermann noted, "Indiana's rural and smaller cities and towns are important to the overall economic and social fabric of our state. Through this specific program and others, we want to help these communities remain attractive places to live, raise families and operate businesses."

The recent grants include (applicant, county, project description, grant request, total local match, total project cost):

  • City of Cannelton, Perry, Wastewater, $432,000, $108,000, $540,000
  • Town of Cayuga, Vermillion, Wastewater, $400,000, $125,000, $525,00,
  • Jennings County, Jennings, Wastewater, $550,000, $2,690,000, $3,240,000
  • Town of Worthington, Greene, Water, $400,000, $769,443, $1,169,443
  • Town of Pine Village, Warren, Wastewater, $600,000, $2,627,000, $3,227,000
  • Town of Medaryville, Pulaski, Wastewater, $450,000, $400,000, $850,000
  • Town of Kempton, Tipton, Wastewater, $500,000, $2,855,502, $3,355,502
  • Town of Colfax, Clinton, Water, $350,000, $545,500, $895,500
  • Town of North Liberty, St. Joseph, Wastewater, $500,000, $2,307,800, $2,807,800
  • Town of Atlanta, Hamilton, Wastewater, $394,838, $120,410, $515,248
  • Town of Walkerton, St. Joseph, Water, $500,000, $600,500, $1,100,500
  • Greene County, Greene, Water, $400,000, $100,000, $500,000

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