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Crawford Receives $30,000 in USDA Funds to Assess Storm Drainage

June 3, 2016

USDA Rural Development announces that the City of Crawford, Nebraska is the recipient of a Predevelopment Planning Grant (PPG) of $30,000 that will assess the needs of the City’s storm drainage.  The City will provide $12,000.

“This grant will provide Crawford the opportunity, not only to make an informed decision about correcting various drainage issues, but to accurately inventory streets and properties and reestablish boundaries that have been blurred or "lost" through encroachment and non-planned adaptive uses by both municipal and private entities. This survey will be utilized in completing the city's 2016 ten year comprehensive plan which is a significant step to revitalize Crawford and to move forward,” said Mayor of Crawford, David Nixon.

“Rural Development funds will be used to assist the City of Crawford make an informed decision about its storm drainage needs via the development of a Preliminary Engineering Report,” said USDA Rural Development Community Programs Specialist, Natalie Furrow. “The planning approach will clearly describe the city’s current situation, and document specific current and future infrastructure needs.  Computer assisted scenarios will be developed to analyze drainage areas and environmental impacts.  Alternatives and recommended upgrades will be provided to address existing and future drainage.”

Water & Waste Disposal Predevelopment Planning Grants (PPG) assist income eligible communities with initial planning and development of an application for USDA Rural Development Water and Waste Disposal direct loan/grant and loan guarantee programs.

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NDEQ Awards $2.26 Million in Waste Reduction and Recycling Grants - 2015 
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Director Jim Macy today announced the awarding of $2,257,791 in grants through the Waste Reduction and Recycling Incentive Grant Fund.

The Waste Reduction and Recycling Incentive Grant Fund is generated by a fee on solid waste disposed of in landfills, an annual retail business sales fee, and a fee assessed on the sale of new tires for motor vehicles. The grants are provided to local integrated waste management projects including: recycling systems, household hazardous waste collection programs, transfer stations, and yard waste composting. Tire fee grants totaling $2.01 million for projects related to tire recycling were previously announced in June.

Crawford
City of Crawford
$70,125
Purchase 125 three-yard recycling containers.

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                                       May 22, 2013  Groundbreaking

                                Work has begun on the site for the new Wastewater Treatment Plant !

                     Work has begun on the new Wastewater Treatment site!


                                             

                               May 22, 2013: ground-breaking at the new Wastewater Treatment site.  Pictured left to right: Matt Kautz (Baker & Associates), Council Members Phyllis Clark and Ed Kuhnel, Mayor Terrence Haugen, Council Members Karla Adams and Dave Kennedy, Toney Krajewski (Baker & Associates) and Jonathan Schubauer (Baker & Associates)

Pictured from left to right: Matt Kautz (Baker & Associates), Council Members Phyllis Clark and Ed Kuhnel, Mayor Terrence Haugen, Council Members Karla Adams and Dave Kennedy, Toney Krajewski (Baker & Associates) and Jonathan Schubauer (Baker & Associates)

 


 

  

 

Oct. 16, 2012 - Lt. Governor Rick Sheehy awarded $350,000.00 in Community Development Block Grant funding to the City of Crawford for a Water/Wastewater Project. The funds will be used to help fund the replacement of the city's Wastewater Treatment Facility.  An additional $2,761,937.00 from the Nebraska Department of Envionmental Quality's Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund will be available.