Request for Public Comment- Saline County Sheriff's Office JAG Grant Application

The Saline County Sheriff’s Office will be submitting an application to the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) local solicitation on August 22, 2018 in the amount of $14,750 to purchase radios.

The application may be view upon request to Amanda Adaire, Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, PO Box 300, Lonoke, AR 72086, 501-676-5020 FAX or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please provide any comments to that same contact person. Any comments received will be forwarded to the Department of Justice. Comments will be received until September 22, 2018.

Harmony Grove School District- Notice of Intent to Apply for Grant Funds

PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT

TO APPLY FOR GRANT FUNDS

The Harmony Grove School District will submit a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) grant application to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and FEMA for the purpose of constructing a safe room at the Harmony Grove High School.

The grant application may be viewed at the Central Arkansas Planning and Development (CAPDD) office at the address below. Written comments may be sent to: Amanda Adaire, CAPDD, P. O. Box 300, 902 N. Center St., Lonoke, AR 72086. Written comments will be accepted and forwarded to the funding agency from August 13, 2018- August 31, 2018. Questions regarding the above may be directed to Amanda Adaire at 501-676-2721 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Greenbrier School District Safe Room- Request for Public Comment

PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT

TO APPLY FOR GRANT FUNDS

Greenbrier School District will submit a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) grant application to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and FEMA for the purpose of constructing a safe room at the Greenbrier Junior High.

The grant application may be viewed at the Central Arkansas Planning and Development (CAPDD) office at the address below. Written comments may be sent to: Amanda Adaire, CAPDD, P. O. Box 300, 902 N. Center St., Lonoke, AR 72086. Written comments will be accepted and forwarded to the funding agency from August 10, 2018- August 24, 2018. Questions regarding the above may be directed to Amanda Adaire at 501-676-2721 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Pulaski County Hazard Mitigation Plan Grant Application Solicitaion for Public Comment

PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT

TO APPLY FOR GRANT FUNDS

The City of Little Rock will submit a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) grant application to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and FEMA for the purpose of updating the Pulaski County Hazard Mitigation Plan.

The grant application may be viewed at the Central Arkansas Planning and Development (CAPDD) office at the address below. Written comments may be sent to: Amanda Adaire, CAPDD, P. O. Box 300, 902 N. Center St., Lonoke, AR 72086. Written comments will be accepted and forwarded to the funding agency from August 2, 2018- August 16, 2018. Questions regarding the above may be directed to Amanda Adaire at 501-676-2721 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Delta Regional Authority Funding Annoucement

The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) has announced the 2018 States’ Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP) invitation for projects.  Central Arkansas Planning and Development District (CAPDD) is the front-line project manager and administrator for DRA in the four (4) distressed and eligible counties in Central Arkansas:  Prairie, Pulaski, Lonoke and Monroe, as well as any non-distressed DRA counties. While priority is given to distressed counties, all counties within the DRA’s footprint are eligible to apply for SEDAP funding. DRA counties are listed at dra.gov. CAPDD is charged with the responsibility of providing technical and application assistance for the DRA 2018 SEDAP applicants in the funding process.

The States’ Economic Development Assistance Program may be used to fund projects for basic public infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, business development including entrepreneurship, and workforce development and training. Projects must be located in the 252 counties and parishes served by the Delta Regional Authority. Priority is given to projects that demonstrate innovation and small business focus, a regional approach, multiple funding partners, and emergency need.

Counties, cities and non-profit agencies within Prairie, Pulaski, Lonoke and Monroe Counties and applicants within non-distressed DRA counties interested in submitting an application to the Delta Regional Authority are encouraged to contact Conya Spencer regarding eligibility and grant assistance at 501-676-2721 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The process for application submission is through a web-based electronic application that can be found at funding.dra.gov. All applications must be submitted to CAPDD through this website by Friday, June 29, 2018. Applications are reviewed in order received and will be grouped into Tier 1 (a,b,c), Tier 2 and “not eligible” categories based on the priority criteria met.  For more information, the DRA 2018 SEDAP Administrative Program Manual and Eligibility Clarification Notes are available at dra.gov/sedap.

Rodney Larsen,
Executive Director