FRANKFORT, Ind. (WLFI) - The city of Frankfort is in the running to be named a Stellar Community.
The grant funds community development projects. Cities are chosen based on their plans to improve community development and quality of life for residents. Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes said the city hopes to complete a number of projects if named a Stellar Community.
"All of our projects are directly connected to Ivy Tech," McBarnes said. "They're directly connected to neighborhood revitalization and economic development to create a booming downtown and also a respect for the past. A huge project within out Stellar Grant application is an affordable senior living facility.
Stellar grant representatives will visit each of the six cities before choosing two recipients this summer. Delphi received the Stellar grant last year.
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