62 Communities To Receive Community Development Block Grants

Monday, January 24, 2022

Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe approved $28.5 million in Community Development Block Grants, which will assist communities with infrastructure improvements, housing rehabilitations and health and safety initiatives.
 
“Investing in local infrastructure is one of our top priorities, and these funds will play a vital role as communities work to update their assets and keep their communities safe,” said Governor Lee. “These recipients are proactively preparing their communities for future economic opportunities and continued growth.”
 
“Community Development Block Grants are an enormous asset to communities across Tennessee,” Comm.

Rolfe said. “The 62 communities receiving CDBG funding will be better equipped for future economic opportunities, which in turn will help our state continue to grow and succeed. I congratulate these recipients and look forward to seeing the successes in each community in the years to come.”
 
The allocation of CDBG funds is based on priorities set through the public meeting process at the local community level. The CDBG program is funded through HUD and administered in Tennessee by the Department of Economic and Community Development. Funds are available for water and sewer improvements and new extensions, housing rehabilitation and health and safety projects.
 
The 62 Community Development Block Grants include: 

Community

Project

Amount

Altamont

Water System Improvements

$630,000

Bethel Springs

Water System Improvements

$313,049

Bolivar

Sewer System Improvements

$361,000

Brighton

Drainage Improvements

$326,679

Brownsville

Sewer System Improvements

$630,000

Bruceton

Sewer System Improvements

$511,750

Carroll County

Fire Protection

$371,700

Carthage

Fire Protection

$296,024

 

Celina

Sewer System Improvements

$630,000

Claiborne County

Water Line Extension

$630,000

Clay County

EMS Improvements

$206,706

Cookeville

Sewer System Improvements

$580,675

Decatur

Water System Improvements

$630,000

Decherd

Emergency Warning System

$130,500

Ducktown

Water System Improvements

$630,000

Englewood

Sewer System Improvements

$630,000

Enville

Housing Rehabilitation

$525,000

Grand Junction

Sewer System Improvements

$209,760

Graysville

Fire Protection

$420,000

Grundy County

Sewer System Improvements

$630,000

Hardin County

Fire Protection

$290,112

Harriman

Water System Improvements

$630,000

Harrogate

Sewer Line Extension

$474,030

Henderson County

Fire Protection

$288,176

Huntsville

Sewer System Improvements

$630,000

Jacksboro

Sewer System Improvements

$630,000

Jamestown

Sewer System Improvements

$630,000

Jefferson City

Sewer System Improvements

$629,993

Jefferson County

EMS Improvements

$420,000

Johnson County

EMS Improvements

$293,582

Lauderdale County

Water System Improvements

$547,662

Lawrence County

Water Line Extension

$630,000

Lawrenceburg

Street Light Improvements

$268,180

Lewisburg

Sewer System Improvements

$450,000

Loudon

Sewer System Improvements

$630,000

Luttrell

Sewer System Improvements

$524,342

Mason

Water Line Extension

$431,935

Meigs County

Water System Improvements

$630,000

Monroe County

Water Line Extension

$630,000

Mount Carmel

Water System Improvements

$476,182

Oakdale

EMS Improvements

$290,535

Obion County

Sewer System Improvements

$564,000

Oneida

Water System Improvements

$630,000

Overton County

Fire Protection

$420,000

Pulaski

Sewer System Improvements

$630,000

Putnam County

Fire Protection

$318,750

Rutherford

Water System Improvements

$276,854

Saltillo

Emergency Warning System

$112,601

 

Savannah

Sewer System Improvements

$600,000

Sevier County

Water System Improvements

$215,426

Smith County

Emergency Rescue Improvements

$285,600

South Carthage

Housing Rehabilitation

$298,100

Spring City

Sewer System Improvements

$630,000

Springfield

Sewer System Improvements

$630,000

Stanton

Sewer System Improvements

$513,188

Surgoinsville

Water System Improvements

$468,700

Tipton County

Emergency Rescue Improvements

$355,833

Tusculum

Fire Protection

$298,075

Unicoi County

Sewer Line Extension

$377,311

Van Buren County

EMS Improvements

$341,088

Vanleer

Water System Improvements

$458,000

Warren County

Fire Protection

$370,829

Each application was supported by the community’s senator and representatives in the Tennessee General Assembly.


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