Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Hartley lands $500K in CDBG funds

Money will go towards east side lift station

The City of Hartley will have almost half of a $1.1 million infrastructure project paid for before the first shovel pierces the ground later this summer.

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) on June 3 announced Hartley was the recipient of a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The money will help cover expenses for upgrades to the lift station located at North Eighth Avenue East and Second Street Northeast that serves a large portion of the northeast quadrant of town.

Sixteen other communities applied for $5.8 million worth of CDBG funds, with six receiving awards tota...