Lt. Gov. Crouch, OCRA Announce 21 Communities to Receive $12.9 Million in Federal GrantsINDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 13, 2022) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs today announced 21 rural Indiana communities will receive more than $12.9 million in federal grant funding to create and expand community facilities and improve water infrastructure.“Quality of life is important for rural areas in Indiana, and these grants will help several Indiana communities make needed improvements and upgrades,” said Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, who is also Indiana’s Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development. “As communities across the country age, funding infrastructure projects is becoming more and more important, especially water and wastewater projects. I am pleased to see many Indiana communities focusing their efforts in these areas.”The State of Indiana distributes Community Development Block Grant funds to rural communities, which assists units of local government with various community projects such as infrastructure improvement, downtown revitalization, public facilities and … Continued
Triad is pleased to announce that the town of Fountain City has received grant funding through the Indiana Finance Authority (IFA). Fountain City is one of only 25 communities in Indiana to receive a grant under the Transportation and Stormwater Grant program. Additionally, several other grants have been obtained that will help keep the rates low for Fountain City. Triad is currently designing the stormwater project that will alleviate flooding on SR 27 and throughout town. The project includes over 80 storm structures, 8600 feet of new storm sewer, and a 60-inch outfall. Follow us to stay updated on this and other projects.For more information about the Transportation and Stormwater Grants visit the IFA site. https://www.in.gov/ifa/transportation-and-stormwater-grants/
Hello Indiana Cities and Towns! If you are submitting a Grant Proposal for a Historic Renovation, proposals are due this Friday, September 25th.Check the OCRA calendar for other important dates including next month’s CDBG program deadlines. https://www.in.gov/ocra/newsroom/calendar/
On September 20th, INDOT announced the communities to be awarded funding for their 2017 Community Crossings grant applications. Congratulations to all the cities, towns, and counties that will benefit from these funds. Jonathan Moen, P.E., transportation engineer at Triad, submitted several grant applications. Seven Triad clients received funding, the Towns of Arcadia, Ingalls, Schneider, Shirley, Upland, Wolcottville, and the City of Ligonier.
In March, the Triad Engineering Team was able to secure a $15,619 incentive for the City of Kendallville from Indiana-Michigan Power. The incentive was awarded for electrical savings through high-efficiency electrical components and process design for the new Wastewater Treatment Plant.
On February 14, 2017, Mayor Patty Fisel and City officials of Ligonier requested funding from the Northeast Indiana (NEI) Regional Partnership for Ligonier’s Strawberry Valley Cultural Trail project. Along with Triad Project Engineer, Jonathan Moen, P.E., the team shared the vision and intention of the City’s Strawberry Valley Cultural Trail in vivid color. The trail project will encompass a 5-mile loop that will meander through the City allowing users to take in the best of Ligonier: 4 City Parks, the Downtown District, the Elkhart Riverwalk, artwork, murals and bronze statues, and architecture of historical interest.Congratulations are in order now that it is official that the City of Ligonier will be receiving $248,920 in Regional Cities Initiative funding for the installation of the Strawberry Valley Cultural Trail. In Noble County’s Advance Leader article by Kelly Lynch on August 8, Mayor Patty is quoted as saying, “I think that it is great for the City of Ligonier. This is … Continued
Triad is pleased to announce that three of our clients were awarded OCRA grants: Congratulations to the City of Ligonier, the Town of Atlanta, and the Town of Kirklin! It is a pleasure to be working with you and we look forward to continuing our relationships and service to your communities.