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Governor Bullock Highlights Critical Infrastructure Investments as 70 Construction Projects Begin Across Montana

Lockwood Sewer and Water District improvement, project to establish Billings Bypass support economic vitality, create good paying jobs

Infrastructure Project

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today visited critical infrastructure projects to improve the Lockwood Sewer and Water District and the early construction of the Yellowstone River Bridge segment of the Billings Bypass to highlight how infrastructure investments across the state are supporting economic vitality and fostering good-paying jobs.

Monday, October 5, 2020

Commerce Awards Planning Grants to 9 Montana Communities

Main Street Twin Bridges Montana

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Wednesday that nine Montana communities will share more than $132,000 in planning grants through the Treasure State Endowment Program (TSEP). The grants will be used to initiate the development of infrastructure projects in Montana communities.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Governor Bullock Announces Successful Infrastructure Bond Sale to Help Boost Economy Following COVID-19

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced the state successfully sold bonds at a historically low interest rate and can move forward with planning infrastructure projects across Montana. The sale of $33 million in bonds will allow the state to begin construction projects that will create jobs and stimulate the economy as soon the projects are ready and it is safe to do so.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Commerce Announces 5 New Montana Main Street Communities

Havre, Mont.

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Thursday that five Montana communities have been accepted to become affiliate members of the Montana Main Street Program. The program helps Montana communities strengthen and preserve historic downtown commercial districts by supporting economic development, urban revitalization and historic preservation through long-range planning, organization, design and promotion.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

9 Montana Communities Awarded Main Street Program Grants

Communities to share $118,000 for historic preservation, wayfinding, downtown plans

Downtown Kalispell, Mont.

Nine Montana communities will share $118,000 through the Montana Main Street Program to support historic preservation, wayfinding, and revitalization plans for their downtowns.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Survey: How should HUD dollars be used in Montana for housing and community development needs?

Participate in the 2020 Housing and Community Development Survey for the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan

The State of Montana is developing a five-year plan to guide policy and investment for housing, economic, and other community development. The five-year plan, also known as the “Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development” is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assess Montana’s needs and current conditions as well as to determine priorities and allocate HUD funding. 

Monday, February 3, 2020

Commerce Announces $4.5 Million in Housing Trust Fund and HOME Awards

Funding will support 294 affordable homes in Montana

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Friday that four affordable housing developers representing four Montana communities will share more than $4.5 million of federal funding through the Housing Trust Fund and HOME Investment Partnerships Program. The money will be used to support the construction, rehabilitation and preservation of affordable rental homes in Montana.

Friday, January 31, 2020

Department of Commerce Announces 29 Montana Communities to Receive Planning Grants

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Thursday that 29 Montana communities will share more than $900,000 of federal grant funding through the Community Development Block Grant Program. These grants will support the planning of critical infrastructure and community development projects in Montana. 

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Department of Commerce Awards $1.3 Million in Grant Funds to Help Businesses Create and Retain Jobs

An historic hotel and rural community hospital will share $1.3 million in Community Development Block Grant-Economic Development grants to create and retain jobs, the Montana Department of Commerce announced Wednesday.

 

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Commerce Director Rice Announces Opening of New Montana Historic Preservation Grant Program

Montana Department of Commerce Director Tara Rice announced Wednesday the Department is now accepting applications for the Montana Historic Preservation Grant Program. The new grant program is designed to support the preservation of historical sites, societies and museums in Montana. 

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
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