Greene County approves $500K to fund projects in local communities

Greene County communities will be getting grants from the county to help pay for permanent public improvement projects.

County commissioners recently approved $500,000 to be set aside for the new Countywide Financial Grant Fund, which is being administered by the Greene County Department of Development.

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The county’s 22 cities, villages and townships will receive varying amounts of the total fund in December.

For the cities of Beavercreek, Bellbrook, Fairborn and Xenia, a total of $175,000 was allocated. The remaining $325,000 has been allocated to the townships and villages, according to the commissioners’ resolution.

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Officials in those communities will need to report back next October how the money was spent, according to the commissioners’ resolution.

BY THE NUMBERS

Cities and villages

$71,400.53: Beavercreek

$11,024.79: Bellbrook

$2,000: Bowersville

$25,099.26: Cedarville

$1,000: Clifton

$51,371.74: Fairborn

$12,622.47: Jamestown

$3,033.70: Spring Valley

$40,839.20: Xenia

$22,084.57: Yellow Springs

Townships

$44,587.14: Bath

$44,099.46: Beavercreek

$7,201.08: Caesarcreek

$9,735.44: Cedarville

$7,942.08: Jefferson

$8,252.42: Miami

$16,264.17: New Jasper

$4,750.05: Ross

$11,051.78: Silvercreek

$13,312.81: Spring Valley

$50,926.87: Sugarcreek

$41,401.44: Xenia

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