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City OKs grant for library project

Final paperwork to apply for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) public facilities project for library expansion and renovation was approved by the Eagle River City Council during a special meeting last week.

City Administrator Joe Laux said the city could apply for the maximum $500,000 that could add to the private funds being raised by the library foundation toward the $1.8 million project.

“Our next step is to have the city identify a need and indicate consideration of the grant request,” Laux explained to the council. “If we are awarded the grant, we would have 90 days to encumber the funds. We’re not obligated to accept it until we’re notified it has been awarded;

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 7:47 PM

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