Community and Economic Development Division
About the Community and Economic Development Division- What Can KIPDA Do for You?KIPDA maintains a Community and Economic Development (CED) Division that provides technical assistance to governmental members of the seven Kentucky Counties. The Division is funded through State Joint Funding Administration Funds (JFA). The major goal of the JFA is to bring miscellaneous federal and state grants benefiting the region under a common administrative and planning umbrella. Below are the several programs and services provided by the Community and Economic Development Division:
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
This federal matching grant assists local governments in financing community projects and public facility improvement projects. The grant is administered on a local level through the Governor's Office for Local Development. KIPDA assists local governments with CDBG projects by performing administration of the applicable state and federal guidelines and regulations.
Recreational Trails Grant Program
This program assists local governments in maintaining and constructing trails for both motorized and non-motorized recreational trail use. The program is authorized by the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) and is administered locally through the Kentucky Department for Local Government.
Land & Water Conservation Grant Program
Area Development Fund Grant
For a list of available grants/loans please click here.
Hazard Mitigation Plan
KIPDA Regional Water Management Plan
KIPDA GIS can readily make available information relating to water/ wastewater, fire districts, sanitation districts, existing land use, accurate city and county boundaries, railroads, bridges, utility lines, roadways, school districts, voting precincts, industrial sites, telecommunications, and other related information.
Water Resource Development Commission (WRDC) and Water Resources Information System (WRIS)The Water Resources Development Commission (WRDC), now located at the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority, is recognized for utilizing GIS technology in creating a Statewide Water Resource Development Plan. Data layers collected by Kentucky’s Area Development Districts for the WRDC in 1998-99 are now maintained and utilized at KIA for review and analysis under the newly formed Water Resource Information System (WRIS). In conjunction with SB 409 and the Regional Water Management Plan, KIPDA staff will continue with updates of the water/ wastewater data that is utilized and maintained by the KIA Water Resource Information System.
Page last updated on Thu, 01 Nov 2018 12:37:00 GMT.