Citizens For A Better Norwood

Friday, September 14, 2007

Good News: City set to receive $254,000 in Block Grants

In a letter to council this past Tuesday night, Norwood Development Director Rick Dettmer stated the City is tentatively scheduled to receive five Community Development Block Grants for 2008 worth $254,000:

$125,000 - improvements to Hunter, Millcrest, and Dorl Parks
$100,000 - infrastructure improvements
$15,000 - assistance to the Norwood Service League
$10,000 - streetscape improvements in cooperation with the Norwood Tree Board
$4,000 - Norwood Health Department’s Youth Dental Program

Mayor Williams explained during Administration Reports that Hunter and Millcrest Parks will be made handicapped accessible, restrooms will be improved, and new playground equipment will be installed. Dorl Park will get new fencing.