Olympia, WA – 3 local communities included in $10.5 million worth of funding for infrastructure projects.
The Washington State Department of Commerce announced that 25 rural cities and counties will receive a total of more than $10.5 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) for 2019.
The cities of Westport, Raymond, and South Bend were all selected as part of the funding, splitting $2.25 million.
In Westport, $750,000 will go to sewer system improvements, the City of Raymond will receive $750,000 for a new Willapa Center community facility, and the City of South Bend will see $750,000 go towards water treatment plant improvements.
Twenty-seven projects were selected from 41 grant applications requesting over $20 million.
The projects awarded funding will improve water and sewer systems, streets, community facilities and fire protection systems, and also support affordable housing projects and community planning.
2019 Washington state Community Development Block Grant awards:
More information, including total project costs, is available on the Commerce website.