County applies for broadband grant funding
Last updated 5/20/2021 at 1:42pm
DAVENPORT – Lincoln County Commissioners hosted a public hearing regarding Community Economic Revitalization Board funding for Lincoln County’s rural broadband project during a meeting May 17.
Economic Development Director Janice Cepeda presented the portion of the project, which would provide high-speed, open access broadband to Wilbur, Creston, Almira and Harrington by August 2022.
No member of the public spoke.
The CERB grant funding application approved by commissioners is for $2 million.
The county would have to match 20%.
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