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City doles out $51,800 in grants

Low-income housing is big winner


The city of Forest Grove’s Community Enhancement Grant program always receives requests for more money than city councilors have available to grant. Here’s the list of projects (and amounts) that were scheduled to be approved by the council last night.

n Total Requests: $108,983

n Funds Available: $58,100

Healthy Meals for Homebound Seniors: $2,866

Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival: $2,452

Housing Rehab, Repair, Accessibility: $3,857

Automated Irrigation System: $1,422

Graffiti Abatement Coalition: $2,664

Art Education in Forest Grove: $1,003

A.T. Smith House Trail, Potty, Brochures: $1,172

Flag-Care Fund: $2,250

Valley Art Mural Project: $1,890

WESTCO Personal Emergency Funding: $4,300

Rear View Enhancement: $940

Youth Basketball Score Clocks/Jerseys: $1,036

Downtown Solar Trash Compactor: $1,871

Tourism Promotion Guide Distribution: $1,458

Community Garden Maintance/Support: $1,400

Mobile Garden Carts: $1,350

Farmers Market Music, Movement, Growth: $2,414

Early Childhood Ed for Latino Immigrants: $3,557

First Wednesday/Historic DowntownPR: $3,645

Information Center: $475

Permit Fees for Low-Income Housing: $6,532

Historic Home Renovation Grant Program: $4,696

Art Alive in Forest Grove: $4,850



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