Community Development


Community Development

Department Overview

Community Development is a division of the Regional Planning Department. The Community Development Division coordinates grant management for local, state and federal grants, including Community Development Block Grants (CDBG).

Division responsibilities include:

  • Providing grant administration and reporting for State, Federal and community grants for the City and Community Development
  • Maintaining certified Grant Administrator status required for Nebraska Department of Economic Development grants
  • Serving as a CDBG grant resource
  • Facilitating service referrals to other community agencies
  • Preparing and Administering Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan for CDBG funding.
  • Serving as City liaison to a variety of non-profit agencies and other community groups working to enhance community development
  • Managing and reporting economic development and non-economic development program re-use funds 
  • Monitoring grantees and meeting multiple grant related requirements




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