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Drought Communities Program – Extension Grant Application Successful
The District Council of Cleve has been successful in their Grant Application for the second round of 1 million dollars under the Drought Communities Program 2019 from the Federal Government.
This grant funding opportunity targets infrastructure and other projects that:
- provide employment for people whose work opportunities have been impacted by drought;
- stimulate local community spending;
- use local resources, businesses and suppliers; and
- provide a long-lasting benefit to communities and the agriculture industries on which they depend.
Under the grant funding guidelines, projects are to be completed by 31 December 2020. Projects include:
- Expansion and lining of the stormwater dams located at Traeger Street/Airport Road and Birdseye Highway.
- Employing a Drought Project Officer to provide assistance in the district to those affected by the drought.
- Installation of solar panels to the Arno Bay War Memorial Hall, the Cleve District Hall and the Rudall Community Sports Club
- Installation of air conditioning to the Cleve District Hall
- Upgrade of the toilets at the Arno Bay Bowling Club including a new disabled toilet
- Installation of a shade sail over the existing playground at Darke Peak Sporting Complex
- Installation of an irrigation system on the Cleve Golf Course
- Re-building 15 new tee blocks on the Darke Peak Golf Course
- Re-cladding of the building exterior, re-wiring & maintenance to the Cleve Playgroup & Lil'Gym building
- Kitchen upgrade to the Mangalo War Memorial Community Centre
- Window replacement at the Wharminda War Memorial Hall
- Part roof replacement with roof capping to the Cleve District Hall
Council are pleased to be able to assist 9 community groups with carrying out various projects that will be provide long lasting benefits to the communities.