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Grant to provide flood recovery work


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The Lefthand Watershed Oversight Group recently received word that a Community Development Block Grant was approved for 14 projects in the Lefthand Valley area.

According to Watershed Coordinator Jessica Olson, they originally received a matching grant for around $9.5 million to do flood recovery work through the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s emergency watershed protection program.

The match was 12.5 percent, which is where the CDBG funds came into play.

Olson said that Boulder County sponsored several of the projects by paying directly, including the James and Little James...

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