Hearing reveals CDBG proposals

MIFFLINTOWN – A public hearing was held Tuesday to discuss proposals for projects funded under the Juniata County Community Development Block Grant Program.

The CDBG is a program under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that provides funding for community improvement projects. Approximately $230,000 is estimated to be available to Juniata County this year, said David Grey, SEDA-Council of Governments Project Coordinator.

Grey said 2013 project proposals include:

New equipment for the Mifflin-Juniata Dental Clinic;

Fayette Township Oakland Mills pump station project;

Port Royal Municipal authority wastewater treatment plant;

Lewistown Municipal authority;

Black Log Road EMS tower project for Juniata County Emergency Management;

Mifflin Borough storm water system at Valley Street and Railroad Ave.;

Mifflintown Municipal Authority Washington Ave. water line;

Office space for Spruce Hill Township.

The final public hearing and application approval is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 14 in the Bousum Building, Mifflintown.