City of Bryan procured nearly $2.7 million dollars in grant funding last year.

The city of Bryan as a whole procured nearly $2.7 million dollars in grant funding last year that helped the community and taxpayers, officials say. They add that the engineering department accounted for $2 million of that total, including projects like Horton Heights, Safe Routes to School and a sanitary sewer replacement. In addition, the engineering department received $245,000 in Critical Infrastructure funds and $275,000 in Ohio Public Works funds. The police department secured $271,000 in grants, including $145,000 from the American Rescue Plan Act for officer salaries for two years, $75,000 in ARPA funding for retention bonuses and more. The parks and recreation department brought in $284,000 in grants, including $100,000 from the Bryan Area Foundation,. The fire department was awarded $93,000 in grants, including $44,000 for MARCS radios, $34,000 for body worn cameras and $15,000 from the state fire marshal for training. Upcoming projects for Bryan include $600,000 in the pavement program going to the Autumn Chase subdivision.

 

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