February 24, 2024

Middleport submits applications for paving projects

Middleport Mayor Fred Hoffman announced actions which had recently been taken on two paving projects which had been submitted to OPWC Small Governments for consideration. He stated that one application was ranked No. 2 and the other application was ranked No. 3 in District 18 and both were recommended to Ohio Public Works for funding. The Mayor stated that further consideration will be given to the projects by OPWC and final recommendations from the State will be made in May of this year with funds to be released on July 1. The two applications are described as follows:

Application No. 1
Paving of the following streets:
Railroad Street
Pearl Street between Lincoln and Hartinger
So. Third Ave. from Hartinger to Ash
Hobson Drive
900 feet of guardrail on Hobson Drive

Total Cost $208,986 Grant $104,493 Loan $104,493
$4180 per yr. 25 years 0% interest
Ranked No. 2 in District 18 and recommended to OPWC for funding.

Application No. 2
Paving on the following streets:
Page Street
So. Second from Hartinger to Park Street
Elm Street
Park Street from Page to Fairview Street
Maple Street
Headley Street
Russell Street
Fairview Street
Walnut Street from No, Second to No. Third

Total Cost $249,959 Grant $124,979 Loan $124,980
$7352 per yr. 17 years 0% interest
Ranked No. 3 in District 18 and recommended to OPWC for funding.

Totals for both $458,945
Grant $229,472
Loan $229,473 at 0% interest
Payment $11,532 per year