Written by Andrielle Figueroa Friday, 25 October 2013 08:00
PEÑITAS—The Peñitas City Council opened up their special called meeting on Tuesday with a public hearing to discuss the use of funding from the Urban County Program for 2014. The Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) are distributed to cities across the county through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
City Manager Oscar Cuellar said he anticipates an allocation of approximately $278,900 based on last year’s funding. The city manager said there is no guarantee on the amount.
The funds can be used from anything to public facilities needs (health, child care, youth and neighborhood facilities), city improvements (flood drain, water, sewer and street) and public service needs (Senior services, special needs services, youth services).