Monday, June 4, 2012
Monday night, the Manchester Board of Aldermen holds a public hearing on block grants, plus discuss a storm water project and community recycling.
A public hearing will be held Monday to discuss the allocation of $24,300 in community block grants that will become available after January 2013. The Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) distributes federal funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to aid local housing programs for low and moderate income households. RNA Worldwide will also address the board about community recycling. Aldermen are set to discuss entering a $209,271 contract with J.H Berra Construction Co. Inc. for work on a stormwater project for the Chadwick Subdivision. The city planning to construct a storm sewer in the area of 1123/1125 Bromfield Terrace as part of the project. Read Previous Story: Federal Budget Cuts Hit Home …
Monday, June 6, 2011
The Manchester Board of Aldermen is set to discuss the Great Streets Program, Community Block Grants and more Monday night. Take a look at the agenda.
The Manchester Board of Aldermen is set to discuss, the Great Streets Program, Community Block Grants and more Monday night. Take a look a the agenda above for further details. Town and Country - Manchester Patch will attend Monday night's meeting. Check back Tuesday for an update. Read Previous Stories: Great Streets: A Plan for Manchester Road’s Future Manchester Stalling on Plan to Improve Manchester Road Federal Budget Cuts Hit Home
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Recent cuts to the federal budget will negatively impact community development grants.
The Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) distributes federal funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to aid local housing programs for low and moderate income households. This program, among others, has been slashed by Congress in recently announced budget cuts. The nearly $4 billion CDGB program was cut by 20 percent for fiscal year 2011, much less than some groups feared. The Wall Street Journal reported that a House Republican backed bill would have slashed the program by more than 62 percent. Last year, St. Louis County received $5.5 million dollars in CDBG funds, which it distributed through the Office of Community Development throughout the county, including cities within the county. Municipalities …