Kiowa City Council taking steps for USDA funding for water project
June 28, 2017
Kiowa's City Council met for a special meeting last Wednesday evening that lasted about 30 minutes.
City Administrator Lou Leone had arranged a meeting with USDA representative Tom Finger who was on speaker phone with the council. The discussion centered on USDA funding for the search grant only for Kiowa's proposed $2.5 million water line partial replacement (about 60 percent) from the city's wells near Sharon, Kansas.
Finger explained the USDA can now only fund 75 percent of the funding for the search grant. The grant was going to be $9,500 at 100 percent funding. Now Kiowa lost $2,400...