County eligible to apply for development grant

Thursday, Curry County hosted the first of three meetings for public input on Community Development Block Grant money.

County Manager Lance Pyle said the county is eligible to apply for up to $500,000 from the state.

The hearing was attended by 19 residents and three projects — a paved road from Cannon Air Force Base to Grady, sewer lagoon improvements for Melrose and landscaping of medians between Clovis and Cannon — were ideas submitted at Thursday’s hearing, he said.

Other scheduled hearings:

• 2 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Texico Fire Station

• 6 p.m. Sept. 16 in the indoor pavilion at the Curry County Fairgrounds