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City Will Consider Community Project Requests

February 11th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Although the city of Cumberland is working with an estimated CDBG budget  of more than $700,000-  just a little more than $100,000 in requests came for community projects during a public hearing this week. The council will consider the requests for grant funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Known as the Community Development Block Grant, the funding is an annual grant from HUD that is distributed through the states to benefit local nonprofit organizations and community projects. Lee Borror, senior community development specialist for the city, said that the figure the city is using at this point is an estimate as the HUD funding fluctuates annually…


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