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AIC Highlights Noteworthy City Clips

Tuesday, April 16, 2019  
Posted by: Payton Grover
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Check out noteworthy things done and honors received by cities around Idaho as they work to create quality cities.

 

The Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health announced that it will award the City of Twin Falls a $250,000 Community Grant. The city will use this 3 year grant to help make and promote sustainable changes that encourage healthy living with youth.

 

The City of Coeur d’Alene will hold an Arbor Day celebration on Saturday, April 27, at 11 a.m., with a tree planting at the Workers Memorial at City Park. During the Ceremony, the city will be presented with the Tree City USA Award for the 35th year.

 

The City of Moscow recognizes the great work done by employees, volunteers, and citizens in responding to the floodwaters. There are many examples of individuals going above and beyond, whether clearing storm drains and keeping the stream channels open, monitoring and managing the massive amount of water at the Water Reuse and Reclamation Facility, controlling access on flooded streets or filling sandbags for residents and neighbors to use to keep the floodwaters from their homes.

 

 The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced that it will award the City of Nezperce  a wastewater planning grant in the amount of $65,000. This grant will prepare a wastewater planning study and environmental review.  


The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) today announced the award of a $79,500 low-interest drinking water construction loan to the City of Elk River. The funding will be used to identify lead exceedance in the water system and consider different treatment options to address the source of lead contamination.

 

The City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department received two separate awards from the Idaho Recreation and Park Association. The Outstanding Innovative Program Award was presented as well as the Outstanding Facilities Award.

 

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) today announced the award of a drinking water planning grant in the amount of $45,000 to the City of Sandpoint. The funds will be used to prepare a drinking water planning study.

 

The City of Eagle is sponsoring a Solar Panel Incentive Program. The City has made available $2000.00 to encourage the installation of solar panels in residential areas of Eagle.  The objective of the program is to encourage the use of alternative energy within Eagle.  

 

The City of Coeur d'Alene Wastewater Department is hosting its 2nd Annual FREE Compost Weekend on April 20 and 21.  "Coeur d'Green" is a Class "A" exceptional quality compost and has no restrictions for application.

 

 The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) today announced the issuance of its first Idaho Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (IPDES) permit to the City of Shoshone Wastewater Treatment Plant.

 

The City of Idaho Falls was named as the 21st Best Small City for Business in America in a recent study of nearly 200 select, small-sized U.S. cities.

 

A Donation Agreement between the City of Caldwell and Crookham Company was approved. The Crookham Company will gift $100,000 to the City of Caldwell for the expansion of Brother’s Park in Honor of Mary Crookham.

 

 

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


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