City of Chino Approves Share of Federal Grants | New


Chino’s code compliance program and public works department will receive $100,000 and $183,298 in federal grants, respectively.

The Chino City Council approved the allocations on June 7 under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding program.

The city received $591,996 from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development for the program, said senior management analyst Traci Smith. Six non-profit organizations, entitled to 15% of the funds, will also receive stipends.

The Family Service Association, which offers a nutrition program for seniors at the Chino Senior Center and delivers meals to homebound seniors, will receive $15,000.

House of Ruth, which provides services to battered women and their children, will receive $15,000.

Inland Valley Hope Partners, which has offices in Chino, Ont., Pomona, Claremont and Upland and provides emergency food and shelter to families in need, will receive $10,000.

The Chino Public Works Department will receive $10,691 for graffiti removal.

The Chino Department of Social Services will receive $28,108 for its family counseling program.

The city will distribute $70,000 to Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services for home improvement grants and $31,500 to the Department of Economic Development for the building exterior improvement program, and $35,000 to Inland Fair Housing & Mediation for landlord and tenant mediation services.

The remaining funds will go to the Old School House Museum Improvement Project in the amount of $202,477, Monte Vista Park in the amount of $221,254, and $368,089 for walkway-wide improvements. from the city.


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