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Gov. Matt Bevin announces CDBG awards of $5.7 million

Funding to support 13 projects for infrastructure and development. One project nearby, at Gamaliel, Monroe County, KY another is for Rail Spur Development in Simpson Co.
Click on headline for complete story with details on all 13 projects funded.

From the Office Sandy Dunahoo
Commonwealth of Kentucky Department for Local Government

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10 Feb 2017) - On behalf of Gov. Matt Bevin, Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton today joined Department for Local Government (DLG) Commissioner Sandy Dunahoo in a Capitol rotunda ceremony to announce over $5.7 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) for 13 new projects in Kentucky. These grants impact multiple regions and counties across the Commonwealth.


"We are excited to announce 13 new Community Development Block Grant projects. Each project is designed to aid critical infrastructure needs across the Commonwealth, such as water safety, public facilities and local health resources," said Gov. Bevin. "These block grants will not only have a significant impact on improving quality of life for Kentuckians, but will create economic opportunity and jobs as well. Great things happen when we work together."

"It has been a true joy over the last year visiting different communities in Kentucky and hearing their stories," said Lt. Gov. Hampton. "These grants have created wonderful opportunities for communities across the Commonwealth in terms of economic development, tourism, education, the environment, and more."

"I'm pleased by the governor's announcement of these projects to help address many of the community challenges and infrastructure needs facing Kentucky," said Commissioner Dunahoo. "We are always looking at ways to coordinate our efforts with local regions for community projects and economic development. This grant assistance does that in a big way."

The 13 projects include:

  • Hawesville WWTP in Hancock Co., $800,000.

  • Cumberland Hope Community in Harlan Co., $220,000.

  • Hickory Hill Recovery Center for Men (Recovery Kentucky) in Knott Co., $220,000.

  • Madison Co. God's Outreach Food Bank Expansion Project in Madison Co., $300,000.

  • Gamaliel City Hall and Community Ctr Architectural Barrier Removal Project in Monroe Co., $85,000.

  • Centertown Water Tank Project in Ohio Co., $403,000.

  • Hartford Water System Capital Improvements Project in Ohio Co., $896,250.

  • Apple Patch Education Adult Day Program Relocation Project in Oldham Co., $405,000.

  • Mt. Olivet Wastewater Treatment Plant Renovation and Expansion in Robertson Co., $634,500.

  • Morehead Inspiration Ctr (Recovery Kentucky) in Rowan Co., $220,000.

  • Fritz Winter Rail Spur Development in Simpson Co., $997,000.

  • Todd County Health Department Expansion Project in Todd Co., $500,000.

  • Guthrie Koppers Natural Gas Line Project in Todd Co., $100,000.

    The CDBG program provides assistance to communities for use in revitalizing neighborhoods, expanding affordable housing and economic opportunities, providing infrastructure and/or improving community facilities and services.

    Applications for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds are also submitted to DLG. Website: kydlgweb.ky.gov/FederalGrants/CDBG_cities.cfm



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