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Carson supervisors to review grant applications

Sandi Hoover
shoover@nevadaappeal.com

The Carson City Board of Supervisors is scheduled to take action Thursday on the Community Development Block Grant applications received, which will be incorporated into a draft action plan.

The requests for CDBG funding for fiscal year 2010-11 exceeded the amounts available in both public services and public facilities projects.

The community-based Application Review Workgroup held a public meeting with the applicants Jan. 29, and ranked the applications for recommendation to supervisors to review Thursday.

A 30-day public comment period will be from March 1-30. Supervisors will discuss, review and make any changes needed at their April 15

meeting.

The rankings and recommendations assigned by the workgroup for public services projects are:

1. Ron Wood Center, Reach Up! $47,500

2. CASA, Transition items/-publicity supplies, $11,000

3. RSVP, Home Companions Respite Care Program, $7,500

4. Brewery Arts Center, Art Education Program, $0

Amount available is $66,000.

The rankings and recommendations assigned by the workgroup for public improvement projects are:

1. Partnership Carson City, building upgrade, $26,322

2.FISH, facility improvement project, $43,300

3. Carson City Public Works, Long Street ADA sidewalks, $121,378

4. Carson City Community Center, ADA upgrades, $127,000

5. Nevada Health Centers, Sierra Family Health Center, $0

6. Community Greenhouse and Garden, $0

7. Carson City Redevelopment, downtown business incubator, $0

Amount available is $318,000.

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meets at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Go to http://www.car

son-city.nv.us/ to download an agenda and a complete information packet.