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AIC Highlights Noteworthy City Clips

Monday, January 29, 2018  
Posted by: Gay Dawn Oyler
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Check out noteworthy things done and honors received by cities around Idaho as they work to create quality cities.

 

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality awarded a $30,050 wastewater planning grant to the City of Grand View. The funds will be used to prepare a wastewater planning study and environmental review. The purpose of the project is to evaluate the current wastewater system and identify needed improvements. The remaining $30,050 of the $60,100 project will be funded by the City.

 

The Jerome Rotary provided wrapped toys and enough food for a wonderful Christmas dinner for 250 families in the city through their 26th annual Toys for Tots program.

 

The City of Ketchum held an Open House on January 24 to get input from residents, business owners, employees, customers and others using downtown parking to help in the development of a parking plan. As part of the discussion, city leaders wanted to better understand specific challenges about parking, as well as gather input on how to better manage parking for downtown employees and the new paid lots.

 

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality awarded a $65,000 wastewater planning grant to the Kootenai-Ponderay Sewer District. The funds will be used to prepare a wastewater planning study. The purpose of the project is to evaluate the current wastewater treatment system and identify needed improvements. The remaining $85,000 of the $150,000 project will be funded by the Sewer District.

 

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality awarded a $65,000 wastewater planning grant to the City of Middleton. The funds will be used to prepare a planning study. The purpose of the project is to evaluate the current wastewater system and identify needed improvements. The remaining $125,480 of the $190,480 project will be funded by the City.

 

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality awarded a $1.1 million low-interest drinking water construction loan to the City of St. Maries. The funding will be used to replace and upgrade existing water lines.

 

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality awarded $85,500 in drinking water emergency funds to the City of White Bird. The funds will be used to investigate the cause of the drinking water system’s depressurization and make a distribution system repair to fix the proximate cause of the depressurization. Costs to fill and flush the system are also considered eligible.

 

If your city has done something noteworthy or received an honor and you would like it listed in City Clips, send the information to GayDawn by e-mail goyler@idahocities.org or fax 344-8677.


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