$28.2 MILLION DOLLARS AWARDED TO IOWA COMMUNITIES
(DES MOINES) The Iowa Department of Economic Development awarded Community Development Block Grant funds to support 88 community investment projects. The federally funded grants were awarded for community facilities, infrastructure improvements, and single family owner-occupied housing rehabilitation.
In southwest Iowa, Anita will receive $500,000, Cumberland $200,000, Essex $287,000, Griswold $500,000, Lenox $225,000, and Mondamin $116,000, for Sanitary Sewer collection improvements. Creston will receive $600,000 for Water Distribution System Improvements. Panora will receive $500,000 for Water Treatment Plant improvements. And, Minden will receive $300,000 for Water Tower construction.
Atlantic will receive $484,500 dollars for rehabilitation of 13 owner-occupied single family units. Bedford will receive $241,000 for 6 units, Harlan will receive $373,000 for 10 units, Logan will receive $383,000 for 10 units, Mount Ayr will receive $203,500 for 5 units and Shenandoah will receive $373,000 for 10 units.