A total of 16 Community Development Block Grants have been awarded to communities across Nevada.
The awards total $3.27 million and range from $12,229 to buy the Ely Fire Department an extrication tool to $751,500 for a Lincoln County drainage project.
Six of the grants were awarded to organizations in Carson City. They are:
• $340,868 for the Colorado Street ADA compliance improvement project;
• $30,583 to FISH for a transitional housing design project;
•$31,873 to the Nevada Health Center medical technology project;
• $20,000 to the Ron Woods Youth Absentee Reduction project;
• $20,000 to RSVP’s rural veterans project;
• $49,258 to the Carson City Grants Management project.
In addition to the extrication tool, Ely will receive $332,363 to upgrade sewers on Murry Street.
Esmeralda County received two grants: $360,000 to buy the county an emergency generator and $425,000 for the Goldfield Historical Street Rehabilitation Project.
Lyon County was awarded $200,000 for the Walker River Corridor project.
Nye will have two projects funded: the Pahrump Fairgrounds environmental assessment for $50,000 and the fairgrounds water and well system project worth $500,000.
Finally, McGill in White Pine County will get $75,150 to line a sewer pond and another $75,150 for the Slag Ditch study.
The grants program is managed by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.