Citizens For A Better Norwood

Monday, January 14, 2008

Norwood’s share of Community Development Block grant

Last Thursday, the Enquirer announced that Norwood is one of 17 Hamilton County townships, villages, and cities to receive part of $5.3 million in federal money for local projects. We called Rick Dettmer, Norwood’s Community Development Director, to find out how much the City has been awarded, and here’s what he told us:

This is the 3rd year of a 3-year funding cycle of the Community Development Block Program. For the funding to continue, Norwood will need to reapply for the next 3-year cycle. The City will receive a total $254,000 in 2008 to be allocated as follows:

$4,000 - Norwood Youth Dental Program
$10,000 - Tree Board for streetscape improvements
$100,000 - street infrastructure improvements, which the City will match using funds from another grant
$125,000 - park improvements