The Village of Ada continues to apply for grant and loan funding for the reconstruction of the Waste Water Treatment Plant. Many of these grant applications require the Village to host public hearings. These hearings allow citizens additional opportunities to learn more about the grant programs, the proposed projects, and ask questions. The Village has previously hosted public meetings on the WWTP project in September and November 2012.

The next public hearing will be held on Wednesday, March 20, at 12 p.m. The hearing will take place in room 7 of McIntosh Center, located on the campus of Ohio Northern University. The hearing will be held during the regular Ada Community Improvement Corporation meeting.

Roberta Acosta, senior rural development specialist with Ohio Rural Community Assistance Program will be discussing the Community Development Block Grant Program. The Village intends to submit an application to the CDBG program for funding assistance on the WWTP project. Ms. Acosta will be discussing the CDBG Program in general, including an explanation of eligible activities and program requirements.

The public is invited to attend this informational public hearing, to gain further understanding of the funding possibilities for major infrastructure projects that help Ada continue to develop in ways that meet the needs of its citizens.