Jackson’s City Council is asking for more than $35 million in state American Rescue Plan Act money for eight projects in connection with water and infrastructure projects for the city.
The city authorized submitting a 50-50 matching grant application to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality for the Mississippi Municipality and County Water and Infrastructure grant program for matching project funds.
The request came during a special-called city council meeting Thursday afternoon.
“We are going to apply for a number of projects both at O.B. Curtis Water Plant, J.H. Fewell…