Milford, Oakwood Awarded Grant Monies

The towns of Milford and Oakwood are in line to benefit from some Illinois Community Development Assistance Grants.  Governor Pat Quinn says nearly $19-million dollars in federal funding will address infrastructure needs in 59 small and rural communities.

Milford will get $350-thousand dollars for a new storm water system.

Oakwood is receiving a $264-thousand dollar grant for a water main replacement project.

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity administers Illinois’ CDAP program, providing federal funding for a variety of community-based projects. The program is known nationally as the Community Development Block Grant program.



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