The Pacific Northwest and the golden state of California are known for their picturesque landscapes and bustling cities, but it's their smaller communities that have recently garnered national attention.
The City of Richland says the application process for Community Block Grants is now open and will remain open until August 18th.
Community Block Grants can be used for a lot of purposes
According to the city:
"The CDBG program can fund a wide range of activities such as :
• Community facilities
• Housing rehabilitation, infrastructure in support of affordable housing
• Sewer, water, street
There are statutes on the City of Kennewick books that require permits for a variety of events, those that involve parades, marches, protests or stationary large group gatherings. No permit was sought or given to legally allow the event to take place.
Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a lawsuit against the City Administrator (City Manager) of Wapato, accusing him of using his position to enrich himself.
The suit also accuses Juan Orozco of this misconduct, and is asking he refund any monies or profits he gained from this misappropriation to be repaid (as well as civil penalties)...