Posted 11 months ago
By Scott Carlson
The Nebraska Department of Economic Development says the grants will go to Lexington, Plattsmouth, Schuyler, Wayne, Nebraska City and Holdrege.
Lexington will use its $250,000 to help pay for new water lines, sidewalks and drainage systems.
Plattsmouth will use its $250,000 to help repair paved streets and water mains while improving storm drainage.
Schuyler is also using its $250,000 grant for street, sidewalk, and storm sewer projects.
Wayne’s $215,000 grant will help pay to demolish six structures and build a public tornado shelter.
Nebraska City’s $123,470 grant will help pay for improvements in Nuckolls Square Park and some neighborhoods.
Holdrege plans to use its $100,000 grant to implement a new code enforcement program and clear some blighted properties.