December 5, 2023
SIOUX FALLS, SD – Governor Kristi Noem recently awarded over $8.3 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to fund multiple projects across South Dakota, including one in Lake Norden.
The community is getting a $1.515 million urgent need grant to assist in the construction of a new fire hall.
“We are working to improve the quality of life for every South Dakotan,” said Governor Noem. “These grants will allow communities across the state to make major impacts and create a better South Dakota for our kids and grandkids.”
A May 3rd fire (pictured) destroyed Lake Norden’s public safety building, which included operational space for Lake Norden’s fire and police departments, and ambulance.
Other CDBG’s were awareded to:
- Brookings County will use a $1,020,000 grant to assist with the Brookings Behavioral Health and Wellness Facility project.
- The city of Kimball will use a $770,000 grant to assist with the Main Street infrastructure project.
- The city of Lake Norden will use a $1,515,000 urgent need grant to assist with a firehall reconstruction project.
- The city of Lead will use $503,019 in additional funds to assist with the utility improvement projects.
- The city of Mobridge will use a $1,020,000 grant to assist with a wastewater improvement project.
- Moody County will use a $1,020,000 grant to assist with the Boys and Girls Club of Moody County project.
- The city of Vermillion will use a $500,000 grant to assist with an infrastructure project.
- The city of Whitewood will use a $1,020,000 grant to assist with the wastewater treatment facility improvement project.