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Commissioners take action to preserve $500K grant
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Warren County Commissioners unanimously accepted a measure that could prevent the loss of a federal Community Development Block Grant for $500,000 that was awarded nearly three years ago for building a water storage tank in West Warren-Viola Utility District.As explained by County Commissioner Les Trotman to the full County Commission, the county will be asking the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to allow the funds to be used on water line replacement because land acquisition is delaying building a water tank and the deadline for using the grant is going to expire. “The land that was selected by the engineers still has some issues,” said Trotman. “Rather than lose these funds, we are looking at changing the scope of the work.