Lt. Governor Ellspermann Announces 2014 “Stellar Communities” Program

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO): Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann announced Thursday afternoon, that the state is currently accepting letters of interest from cities and towns in Indiana wishing to apply for the Stellar Communities program. The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m., February 19th.

“The Stellar Communities program gives cities and towns the opportunity to present their visions for revitalization projects that will transform their communities,” said Ellspermann. “These plans will improve “quality of place”, increase private investment and promote job growth, thus, increasing the competitiveness of our communities for attracting new industry, talent, and population growth.”   

Eligible Applicants must be a Local Unit of Government that is a city or an incorporated town not located within an entitlement community (only communities that participate in the State CDBG program are eligible).

Interested communities can learn more about the program and download the guidelines for the Letter of Interest at http://www.in.gov/ocra/2601.htm.