Grant: $149,386 - Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing - Mar. 17, 2009
100% voted satisfied - 0% voted not satisfied - 1 vote(s) cast
Award Description: % of Block Grant to create jobs and stimulate economy
Project Description: The Grand Portage Band of Chippewa Indians resides in Northern Minnesota. Grand Portage is located in Cook County Minnesota. The Grand Portage Band has 1107 band members, 500 living on the reservation. The numbers have been increasing with band members moving back home. Grand Portage received $149,386.00 in Stimulus funds, these funds were used to increase energy efficient low income rentals in Grand Portage. $114,386.00 was contributed to the construction of 2 duplexes that consisted of 2 bedrooms and one and a half baths. One unit is completely handicap assessable, all 4 units have metal roofs, and 95% efficient duel & off peek furnaces, energy star appliance?s, windows, doors & insulation. $15,000.00 purchased a 3 bedroom pre-existing home, $20,000.00 rehab the home to be energy efficient. Energy efficient appliances, windows, doors, and insulation were used to complete this project.
Jobs Summary: 100 workers were affected by this project, 85 were kept working in the manufacturing plant, 4 contractors were awarded bids that kept 12 jobs going, Grand Portage housing maintenance kept 2 employees working including changing from one full time and one seasonal part time to two full time year round employees. Five energy efficient low income rental units were made possible with this grant. (Total jobs reported: 100)
Project Status: Completed
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