City of Montgomery awards $52K in grants to 15 neighborhoods

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MONTGOMERY – Mayor Steven L. Reed and the City of Montgomery’s Neighborhood Services Department awarded $52,000 to 15 Montgomery neighborhoods at Tuesday’s City Council Meeting as part of the Neighborhood Services’ 2022 Annual Neighborhood Grant program.

“Thriving neighborhoods are essential to a healthy, vibrant city,” Mayor Reed said. “The Neighborhood Services Grant program connects our communities to the funding and resources needed to tackle projects that enhance livability and quality of life in Montgomery.”

Grants totaling up to $5,000 will fund sustainable projects that provide public value in Montgomery’s neighborhoods. Each project directly involves residents and complies with the City’s existing policies and codes. Qualifying projects include physical improvements; public safety and public works initiatives; cultural, education, community involvement and recreational programs; neighborhood plans or studies; and technical assistance or marketing publications.

Projects funded this year include:

·         Arrowhead Homeowners Association;

·         Capitol Heights Civic Association;

·         Dillard Estates Homeowners Association;

·         Dove Field Farms Landowners Association;

·         Eastwood Villa Homeowners Association;

·         Garden District Preservation Association;

·         Greater Bell Road Neighborhood Association;

·         Greater McGhee Estates Homeowners Association;

·         Halcyon Oaks Homeowners Association;

·         Jones Road Neighborhood Association;

·         Lake Ridge Neighborhood and Road Association;

·         Mobile Heights Neighborhood Association;

·         Old Cloverdale Association;

·         Seth Johnson Neighborhood Association;

·         Westview Gardens Community Association;

Applications will open on October 1, 2022, for the FY23 grant year. More information on how to apply can be found under Neighborhood Services at www.montgomeryal.gov

Submitted by The City of Montgomery.

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