Feb 15,2007 00:00
The City of Bend has submitted the following federal appropriations requests to U.S. Senators Wyden and Smith’s offices, as well as to U.S. Representative Walden’s office.
The deadline to submit the 2008 requests was February 16th. The City identified these requests as vital issues for the entire community.
Request: $1.4 million
Phase One -Total project cost: $688,400
The City has explored opportunities and secured non-city revenue sources for priority transportation and operations projects, as well as for other key projects critical to improving Bend’s economy and in upgrading the city’s infrastructure and operations.
The grant funding has allowed for upgrades to the city’s transportation system, including the reconstruction of Newport Bridge, the airport expansion and the new transit service.
The City plans to pursue grant funding throughout the year in upcoming federal and state grant cycles, and will continue to explore other sources of available funds each year.
Click here to view the Grant Summary COB for total grants received. *Note: FY 06-07 grant totals are not final. The City may still receive additional grant funding by the end of this fiscal year.