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BRPC Receives 2018 Innovation Award from NADO
Each year, the National Association of Development Organizations recognizes projects in which members have shown creative approaches to advancing regional community and economic development and improved quality of life. These projects have made significant impacts on regions and demonstrate the diversity of services and program delivery provided by regional development organizations across the country. BRPC received the 2018 Innovation Award for the City of Jonesburg Economic Development project which brought CertainTeed Corporation to the area. The project demonstrated collaboration at its best. Summary of CertainTeed Project.
City of Hawk Point WastewaterFunding Source/Amount: Community Development Block Grant – $500,000 USDA Rural Development Grant – $485,000 City of Hawk Point (USDA RD Loan) – $1,660,000 and local $100,457 Description: The project will close current two-cell lagoon, remove sludge and construct a new storage and land application system that is a non-discharging facility on property acquired by the city on the south side of town. The project will also construct lines to connect this system to the current system and replace nearly 8,000 l.f. of force main collection system lines. Status: Project is in progress.
Warren County Domestic Violence ShelterFunding Source/Amount: Community Development Block Grant – $350,000 Grant Recipient – $50,000 cash and $4,000 in-kind Description: The project is on behalf of Warren County Council Against Domestic Violence to expand their current shelter. The expansion will increase the living space for a maximum of 45 sleeping spaces. The project will also enhance the septic system to bring into compliance with Missouri Department of Natural Resources requirements. Status: Project is in progress.
Portage Des Sioux WastewaterFunding Source/Amount: Community Development Block Grant – $499,917 City of Portage Des Sioux – $957,800 cash and $1,700 in-kind services. Description: The project constructed a new wastewater treatment plant, and repairs were made to manholes and sewer lines. Status: Project is close to completion.
City of Troy Infrastructure ImprovementsFunding Source/Amount: Community Development Block Grant – $800,000 City of Troy – $465,000 Private Investment – $8,100,000 Description: The City of Troy and a business requested CDBG Industrial Infrastructure Grant funding for road improvements to assist with the company’s expansion in Troy, Missouri Status: Project is in progress.
TEMCO, Inc. – Marthasville Sheltered WorkshopFunding Source/Amount: Community Development Block Grant – $294,585 TEMCO, Inc. – $62,500 cash and $2,500 in-kind services. Description: The project allowed TEMCO, Inc., an extended employment facility-based sheltered workshop in Warren County, to construct a 1,900 sq.ft. addition to create a new work area. The extra space allowed the existing work area to be converted to a breakroom that would accommodate all employees. Improvements were also made to make existing restrooms ADA compliant. Funding also allowed for additional work to be done which enabled TEMCO to have its own water and wastewater systems. Status: Project was completed February 2019.
City of Middletown DemolitionFunding Source/Amount: Community Development Block Grant: $53,045 City of Middletown: $3,000 cash and $2,500 in-kind Private Funding: $2,000 Description: The project will demolish five vacant dilapidated residential structures which have been vacant for a minimum of 12 months. The City will be responsible for capping the water and sewer lines. Property owners have committed to $500 per residential structure. All structures will be inspected for asbestos. Following demolition, lots will be leveled and seeded. Status: Project is in progress.
City of Elsberry WastewaterFunding Source/Amount: Community Development Block Grant: $500,000 USDA Rural Development Grant: $623,500 City of Elsberry (USDA RD Loan): $3,007,000 Description: The project will construct an extended aeration treatment plant. The project will be built at the existing lagoon site. These improvements will allow for compliance of the operating permit and satisfy future ammonia levels with capacity for population growth. Status: Project is in progress.
City of Silex Wastewater ImprovementFunding Source/Amount: Community Development Block Grant Program – $1,052,600 DNR Grant: $152,600 DNR Loan: $250,000 CGBG Grant: $500,000 MDFB Loan: $150,000 Description: This project will replace two lift stations and will convert an existing lagoon to a zero-discharge drip irrigation treatment system. Status: Project is in progress.
Some of BRPC’s Past Projects