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Village of Brady applies for federal grant funds

The Village of Brady board of trustees approved the signing of an application for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) at their meeting Oct. 9.

The CDBG grant is for $25,600 with a match of 25%, or $8,000, from the village’s general fund.

Trustees want to spend the $33,600 on a master drainage plan.

The application is due by Nov. 1 but funds wouldn’t be awarded until January if Brady receives the grant.

On Tuesday, West Central Development District director Karl Elmshaeuser said the board followed grant requirements by notifying Brady residence of a meeting where they would speak for or against the application.

Trustees discussed their interest in federal funds and how they would be spent in the village but no one from the public was present.

In other business, trustees:

approved a class C liquor license for the Hitchin’ Post to add a beer garden onto their building.

tabled joining ACE as the villages natural gas supplier until the next meeting on Nov. 13.

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