CLINTON — City officials unanimously passed a plan to apply for a federal Community Development Block Grant to replace roads that have served several neighborhoods for the past 40 years, Assistant City Manager Lynn Vinzant said.
At a recent council meeting, Vinzant recommended the city apply for a two-year $300,000 grant that would be paid to the city over two years at $150,000 each year.
“The processing and application season for the 2012 CDBG is upon us and the first meeting to begin the process was April 6. We should know by about the end of July whether we got the grant; and if so, work could start this year,” Vinzant said. “Some of these roads are as old as the subdivision, and we have been patching them as we go along. However, the time has come that these roads need to be replaced.”