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Posted on: September 22, 2020

City of Grinnell Awarded CDBG Funding

The city of Grinnell was awarded $500,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to aid with the restoration of building facades in Grinnell’s Central Business District (CBD). The $500,000 CDBG grant will be matched by $189,400 from...

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Building & Planning
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Moratorium on Tree Planting in Public Right of Way

The Grinnell community has lost a significant portion of its urban forest due to the emerald ash borer (EAB) and the devastation from the August 10, 2020 derecho. The community has taken steps to replace many of the trees lost to previous storms and the E...

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Recommended Tree List Building & Planning
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Workforce Housing Tax Credits Awarded

The Iowa Economic Development Authority has announced the award of $1 million in Workforce Housing Tax Credits to Merge Urban Development for a project to be located at 1020 Main Street in Grinnell. This cooperative project with Grinnell College and the c...

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Iowa Economic Development Authority Media Summary Building & Planning