MOUNT VERNON — A decision on final Knox County project proposals for Community Development Block Grant allocations was made Thursday afternoon when the Knox County Board of Commissioners met with Amy Schocken of Community Development Consultants of Ohio.
Schocken explained that the county’s allocation was substantially less in 2013, totaling $83,000. Of this total, 20 percent is available for administration/fair housing/advertising. Of the remaining $67,000, a total of $30,000 has been committed to the village of Danville in conjunction with a Nature Works project for paving of the Danville Memorial Park parking lot.
This leaves $37,000 available, which a portion must be dedicated toward a critical infrastructure project in Brown Township which will see the replacement of several small bridges and culverts around the township. Estimated total estimated cost of $414,527.
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