NEWS FLASH ! FEDERAL STIMULUS FUNDS

CABA qualifies for Federal Block Grants

Queen City a “Green City ?” – At the Environmental Town Hall meeting last Thursday, CABA received confirmation along with other non-profits that they would qualify for Federal Stimulus money flowing to Charlotte and other cities nationwide. According to Rob Phocas Assist. City Attorney and City Block Grant coordinator, preparations for grant submissions will begin this Fall. CABA intends to be part of that process. Thanks to Republican City Councilman-at-large Edwin Peacock, and Chair of the City Council Environmental Committee for organizing and moderating this important gathering.

Edwin Peacock - an ally for green cause

Edwin Peacock - an ally for green cause (even though his power tie is red)

For full summary click: Town Hall Meeting

For a refreshing op-ed piece in the Observer by Councilman Peacock click: Words from a Peacock

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