Notice to Contractors


            Meigs County intends to apply to the Ohio Department of Development for funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, a federally-funded program administered by the state.  The County is eligible for $150,000 of Fiscal Year 2018 CDBG Community Development Allocation Program funding and up to $500,000 of Fiscal Year 2018 CDBG Neighborhood Revitalization Grant Program funding, provided the county meets applicable program requirements.  On March 8, 2018, the county conducted its first public hearing to inform the citizens and local officials about the CDBG program, how it may be used, what activities are eligible, and other important program requirements.

Based on both citizen input and local officials' assessment of the county's needs, the county is proposing to rate and choose from the following submitted CDBG activities for Fiscal Year 2018:

CD Allocation Program:

Racine Village              Fire/Rescue Equipment                     $25,700.00

Scipio Twp VFD            Turn Out Gear                                   $25,830.00

Syracuse Village           Install 8 Fire Hydrants                       $62,000.00

Middleport Village         Demolition                                        $36,500.00

Meigs Coop Parish       Emergency Standby Generator       $27,000.00

Columbia Twp               Insulation/Heater VFD                     $7,500.00

Neighborhood Revitalization Program:

Racine Village              Neighborhood Revitalization           $500.000 CDBG         Total Project $1,525,002.39

Syracuse Village          Neighborhood Revitalization           $500.000 CDBG         Total Project $1,174,930.00


            If selected all projects listed above can be completed during the term of the grants, 9/1/2018 thru 8/31/2020.

A second public hearing will be held Monday May 14, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. in the Meigs County Commissioners Office in the Meigs County Courthouse, Pomeroy, Ohio to give citizens an adequate opportunity to review and comment on the county's proposed CDBG Application, including the proposed activities summarized above, before the county submits its Application to the Ohio Department of Development.

            Citizens are encouraged to attend this meeting on May 14, 2018 to express their views and comment on the county's proposed CDBG Application.

Meigs County Commissioners


Please publish on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 in the legal section of the Daily Sentinel.

Bill to:  Meigs County Commissioners (Acct #40864)

100 East 2nd Street Suite 301

Pomeroy, Ohio 45769

Per:      Betsy Entsminger, County Grant Administrator @ 740-992-4630

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