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Commerce Announces $900,000 Million in Community Development Block Grant Awards to 2 Montana Communities

 

January 6, 2021



Funding will be used to Construct and Rehabilitate Public Facilities and Infrastructure

MONTANA -- The Montana Department of Commerce announced Wednesday that 2 Montana communities will share more than $900,000 in federal funds through Commerce’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public and Community Facilities Program. The funds will be used primarily for water and wastewater system infrastructure and public health facilities.

“Projects like these strengthen Montana’s communities,” said Jennifer Olson, Community Development Division Administrator at Commerce. “These funds support communities as they continue to provide vital services and respond to their local needs and challenges.”

Commerce’s CDBG Public and Community Facilities program provides funding to local governments to address community needs, including building or improving public infrastructure and constructing or rehabilitating facilities such as shelters, food banks, mental health centers and senior centers.

The following communities have received CDBG Public and Community Facilities funding:

• Petroleum County: $450,000 for construction of a new community center/senior center

• City of Roundup: $450,000 for water system upgrades to water main, hydrants and valves

 

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