For Immediate Release
Contact: Lori An Gobert, President
Columbus Community Industrial Development Corporation
Phone: 979/732-8282
FAX:  979/732-8213
February 2010
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Columbus Community Industrial Development Corporation Awards Grant Funds

COLUMBUS, TX – The Columbus Community and Industrial Development Corporation (CCIDC) has selected a recipient for its 2009 - 2010 community grant funds sponsorship program:

  • Columbus Garden Club - Pocket Park Enhancement Program

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.  The next grant process is scheduled to begin Fall 2010.


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