Governor Otter Awards Community Development Block Grant
funded grants benefit economic development projects in Idaho cities and
BOISE, ID—Thursday, February 14, 2013—Governor C.L.
“Butch” Otter announced today that an Idaho Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
award will be distributed to benefit infrastructure in the City of Dietrich.
“The State of Idaho understands how important it is to
maintain public facilities and infrastructure in all its cities and counties to
advance growth and economic opportunities for Idaho citizens and business,” Governor
The southern Idaho community of Dietrich, in Lincoln
County, will receive $350,000 for improvements to the city’s water system. The
scope of work will include upgrading the existing well house and pump, replacing
distribution lines, replacing water meters, and installing a backup power
awards are reviewed and recommended by the Economic Advisory Council, and final
approval is granted by the Governor.
The Idaho CDBG program supports Idaho cities and counties
with the development of necessary public infrastructure. The grant program,
funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, is used to
construct projects that benefit low- and moderate-income persons, help prevent
or eliminate slum and blight conditions, or solve catastrophic health and
safety threats in local areas.
Detailed information about the Idaho Community
Development Block Grant program is available here