Senator Stevens Announces Over $4.5 million in Grants

Senator Stevens Announces Over $4.5 million in Grants

(NASHVILLE)– State Senator John Stevens (R-Huntingdon) announced today that Senate District 22 will be receiving over $4.5 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG). These grants are awarded to local governments and are designed to assist cities and counties with infrastructure needs to improve community livability, sewer systems and housing.

 

“I am pleased to announce that Senate District 24 will receive these major grants that will help improve infrastructure and increase economic development,” said Senator Stevens. “I congratulate the local officials for their professional and competitive applications that helped secure these grants.”

 

The grants include:

  • $248,110 to Atwood for sewer system improvements;
  • $279,930 to Big Sandy for sewer system improvements;
  • $420,000 to Camden for equipment to improve fire protection services;
  • $362,017 to Greenfield for sewer system improvements;
  • $420,000 to Henry County for equipment to improve fire protection services;
  • $102,338 to Hollow Rock to improve fire protection services;
  • $526,435 to Huntingdon for sewer system improvements;
  • $310,881 to Kenton for sewer system improvements;
  • $334,475 to Obion for sewer system improvements;
  • $525,000 to Samburg for housing rehabilitation;
  • $397,385 to Trenton for fire protection improvements;
  • $331,470 to Troy for fire protection improvements; and
  • $273,828 to Weakley County for countywide communications improvements.

 

“These funds will assist with vital services that improve public health and quality of life for citizens. I appreciate Governor Lee and Commissioner Rolfe for this investment and their support of our local communities,” added Stevens.

 

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