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Where can small towns find the money for water and sewer projects?

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The size of a water or wastewater project can sometimes dwarf the entire budget for the town. There are a variety of sources out there for funding for rural water and wastewater projects, but the rewards to go to the swift, the persistent, and those tolerant of paperwork. Here’s an overview.   FEDERAL HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Community Development Block ... Read More »

One job that could lead to more: Hiring economic development staff

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Hiring an economic development director can bring definite benefits to the community, according to several economic development leaders. But they stressed that it’s not a silver bullet, and communities should realize that this step needs to be part of a larger strategic process if it’s to be successful. Read More »

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