Century moves to get CDBG

Town eyes about $2 million in grant money to upgrade facilities

The town of Century will apply for a special Community Development Block Grant-Corona Virus (CDBG-CV) for four proposed projects in the town following an approval from the town council following Tuesday night's public hearing.

The CDBG-CV is $100 million in funding through the CDBG Small Cities Program available to non-entitlement communities to prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus pandemic. The town of Century is eligible to apply for up to $5 million in the first of two rounds of funding with no match required. The minimum to apply for is $200,000 and there will be at least...