COLUMBUS, TX – The Columbus Community and Industrial Development Corporation (CCIDC) has selected a recipient for its 2011 - 2012 community grant funds sponsorship program:
Columbus Garden Club - Legion Drive Pocket Park
- Columbus Garden Club - Spring Trash Off 2012
- Columbus Housing Committee - Fall Trash Off 2011
Eligible activities for receipt of these funds are outlined in the proposition section of City Ordinance No.12-95. A summary of the eligible uses for these funds may be described as being for the promotion and development of new or expanded enterprise. These include parks, buildings, equipment, facilities, and other improvements required or suited for amateur sports; athletic, entertainment, tourist, convention and public park facilities, including stadiums, ballparks, auditoriums, amphitheaters, concert halls, library/ learning centers, municipal buildings, museum facilities, parking and transportation facilities; and maintenance or operating costs associated with the above projects. Other projects not listed in this summary may also be eligible.
The CCIDC board administers the city’s half-cent 4-B sales tax revenues - approved by voters in 1995 - for economic and community development.