Published: Friday, June 29, 2007
CDBG PROJECTS Mahoning County
Mahoning County commissioners on Thursday released a list of projects they have approved for the $512,000 in Ohio Community Development Block Grant funds they have been allotted for 2007. The projects are likely to be funded and approved, said Bill Malson, of MS Consultants.
Lowellville: A 2,500-foot street resurfacing project for Washington Street from the bridge to Jackson Street and on McGaffney Street from Washington Street to Jackson Street $41,500; additional $8,500 from the village.
Beaver Township: A 3,184-foot street resurfacing project for Ferncliff Avenue and Russell Avenue on the east side of Woodworth $60,000; additional $5,600 from the township.
Smith Township: Installation of a 1,500-foot water line on Bandy Road, completing a "loop" connection for the Maple Ridge water system $103,000; additional $12,000 from the township.
Coitsville Township: Installation of a 576-foot water line on McCartney Road near the township hall $54,000; additional $3,700 from Aqua Ohio, a water supplier.
Austintown Township: Build a retention pond south of Norquest Boulevard on township-owned property and replace driveway culverts and catch basins along Kimberly Avenue $73,000; additional $32,200 from the township.
Craig Beach: Build 1,380 feet of new sidewalks on the west side of Grandview Avenue from Triumph Avenue to Lundy's Lane $47,000; additional $4,500 from the village.
Campbell: Demolish about 10 abandoned homes near Kirwan Homes $47,000.
Countywide: Provide fair housing services $10,000.
Countywide: Grant administration totaling 15 percent of the total CDBG allocation $76,500.
Campbell is also applying for a competitive grant to pay for additional demolition, plus street, sidewalk, park and drainage improvements near Kirwan Homes. Its approval is not as certain as the projects above $300,000; additional $12,000 from the city.
Source: Mahoning County commissioners