By RACHEL TERRY Advocate News Staff
The Greenville city council met on Tuesday, Jan. 10, beginning with a public hearing.
On or about Jan. 19,, the city of Greenville intends to apply to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for a grant from the state CDBG program. This program is funded by Title 1 of the Federal Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. These funds are to be used for a community development project that will include the following activities: water main improvements including the replacement of approximately 6,295 linear feet of PVC Watermain, 1,060 linear feet of bored water main, hydrants, meters, and all related costs. The total amount of CDBG funds to be requested is $1,500,000. The amount of CDBG funds proposed to be used for activities that will benefit low to moderate-income persons is $856,900. For more information see the January 17, 2023 edition of The Greenville Advocate.