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Posted On: 8/28/2012

County to Award $1.5 Million to Local Communities





Grants for Infrastructure Improvements, ADA Compliance at Public Parks, and Recreational Trails


Media contacts:
Michelle Adams: (216) 698-2544, or mmadams@cuyahogaccounty.us  


CUYAHOGA COUNTY – Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald will announce tomorrow the 2012 grant award recipients of nearly $1.5 Million in Competitive Municipal Grant Awards at the Woodmere Police and Fire Station. The grants will provide local communities with the funding to make necessary capital improvements, including replacement and upgrading of infrastructure, storm water and sanitary sewer line separation, ADA compliance of local parks, and funding for two recreational trails. The grants were funded with Community Development Block Grant funds and are awarded annually.

WHAT:
Announcement of Municipal Grant award recipients

WHO:   
County Executive Ed FitzGerald
County Councilman Pernel Jones, Jr, District 8
County Council President C. Ellen Connally, District 9
Mayor Jack Bacci, Cuyahoga Heights
Mayor Mark Cegelka, Glenwillow
Mayor Vic Collova, Garfield Heights
Mayor Trevor Elkins, Newburgh Heights
Mayor Mike Byrnes, Parma Heights
Representatives from the cities of Brooklyn and Maple Heights

WHEN:

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:
 
Village of Woodmere Police and Fire Station (next to Woodmere Village Hall) 27899 Chagrin Boulevard