City of Holtville Sets Second Strategic Planning Meeting

The City Council of the City of Holtville will convene the second of three strategic planning meetings on Monday, October 3, 2011 at 6pm at the Civic Center, which is located in City Hall at 121 W. Fifth Street, Holtville.

This meeting will provide an opportunity for the community to address the City Council and discuss their goals and aspirations for the community.

County Disencumbering $387, 811.00 in CDBG funds

By Mario Conde

The County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing this past Tuesday for the closeout and acceptance of activities completed under a CDBG Grant.

Esperanza Colio, Imperial County Community and Economic Development Manager presented the Board of Supervisors a report about CDBG funding given to the County to provide housing rehabilitation to low income households in the townsites of Seeley and Niland. In 2007, the County entered into an agreement with the California Department of Housing and Community Development in the amount of $500,000 with a local match of $50,000.