Scott County receives grant to extend water

posted in: Scott County, Grants

Scott County has received $435,200 in Community Development Block Grant funds from the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission to extend Tri-County Regional Water’s service to approximately 70 residents within the communities of Harvey and Nola in Eastern Scott County. Pictured below … Read More

Hartford Receives Rural Services Block Grant

posted in: Sebastian County, Grants

Governor Asa Hutchinson, AEDC Executive Director Mike Preston, AEDC VP of Operations Amy Fecher and Rural Services Director Alex Johnston presented $971,204.94 to 14 rural communities selected for funding through the Rural Services Block Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2017. … Read More

Hatfield Receives Rural Community Grant

posted in: Polk County, Grants

Governor Asa Hutchinson, AEDC Executive Director Mike Preston, AEDC Executive Vice President Amy Fecher and Rural Services Director Alex Johnston presented $127,772.28 to 13 rural communities at an awards ceremony on May 26th, 2016 held at the John Q. Hammons … Read More

Funds available to WAPDD to determine “brownfield” status

posted in: General, Grants

Abandoned factories, gas stations and asbestos-laden homes are target areas for environmental assessments with a $400,000 Environmental Protection Agency grant to the Western Arkansas Planning and Development District. Economic development and environmental hazards may not often be thought of as going hand … Read More

Mansfield Receives Rural Community Grant

posted in: Sebastian County, Grants

Governor Asa Hutchinson, AEDC Executive Director Mike Preston, AEDC Deputy Director Amy Fecher, and AEDC Rural Services Director Alex Johnston presented $171,232 to 17 rural communities selected for Fiscal Year 2016 Cycle II funding through the Arkansas Rural Community Grant … Read More

Branch Receives Rural Services Block Grant

posted in: Franklin County, Grants

Little Rock, AR: Governor Asa Hutchinson, AEDC Executive Director Mike Preston, AEDC Executive Vice President of Operations Amy Fecher and Rural Services Director Alex Johnston presented $696,000.00 to 11 rural communities selected for funding through the Rural Services Block Grant … Read More

Corley-Mountain Receives Rural Services Block Grant

posted in: Polk County, Grants

Little Rock, AR: Governor Asa Hutchinson, AEDC Executive Director Mike Preston, AEDC Executive Vice President of Operations Amy Fecher and Rural Services Director Alex Johnston presented $696,000.00 to 11 rural communities selected for funding through the Rural Services Block Grant … Read More

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