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Commissioners Authorize Grant For Rawlings Water System Replacement

September 30th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Commissioners authorized a grant this month that will go toward replacing the Rawlings water system. The $800,000 Community Development Block Grant will provide water to 75 homes currently on well water and add 19 homes farther down U.S. Route 220 that are on a failing water system. The funds include monies for a program to help residents with water hook-up fees, said David K. Nedved, a county economic and community development representative.  Aid documentation is required for the program because it’s a HUD (Housing and Urban Development) program. Commissioner Bill Valentine said there are some steps that need to be taken, but anyone interested can get assistance from David Nedved with the county’s economic development department.  Valentine urged impacted residents to take advantage of the opportunity…

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