Grant helps infrastructure
July 11, 2019
The Escambia County (Ala.) Commission passed a resolution Monday authorizing the application for a $350,000 Community Development Block Grant that will be used by the city of Brewton to make upgrades to the Ridge Road Water System.
Last month the commission held a public hearing on the proposed grant with no opposition being voiced.
Brewton Utilities Superintendent Ray Madden told commissioners after the public hearing that the grant would require a $35,000 match, which will be paid by the Brewton Utilities Board. The city of Brewton now owns the Ridge Road Water System.
Madden said the gr...