Posted: 12:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012
Here’s a look at how many grant positions are in Hamilton and Middletown:
Fire department: seven positions funded by the federal SAFER grant. It’s valued at $1.1 million and expires in March 2013.
Police department: six positions funded by the federal COPS hiring grant. It’s valued at $1.4 million and expires on Dec. 31, 2012.
Community development: 8.5 full-time equivalent positions are funded with a CDBG/HOME grant funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. While the grant is funded at $1.65 million, it also funds community development block grant programs and projects. It’s an ongoing grant, but funding levels vary annually.
Community development: 6.8 full-time equivalent positions are funded with the CDBG. It’s valued at $655,588 for May 2012 to April 2013.
Transit: eight positions are funded with a U.S. Department of Transportation grant. The ongoing grant valued at just more than $1 million and is funded for 2012.
Police department: four positions are funded by the federal COPS hiring grant. It’s valued at $760,521 and expires in January 2015
Fire department: six positions are funded with the federal SAFER grant. It’s valued at 986,359 and expires in August 2014.
Source: the cities of Hamilton and Middletown