Bids have been released for work to get started on the first four properties in McPherson’s CDBG project.
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program distributes federal funds through the Kansas Department of Commerce to small communities for housing rehabilitation. McPherson is one of three small Kansas cities to receive these funds.
The area of homes in McPherson selected for funding is bordered by Elizabeth street on the north, Avenue A on the south, Fisher street to the east and both sides of Main Street on the west. Up to $25,000 of the $300,000 grant may be used for each home.
The first four properties for the CDBG grant to get their construction bids approved:
1. 705 S. Ash
2. 415 S. Ash
3. 429 S. Skancke
4. 410 S. Elm