The Ashland City Council will decide how to divide up federal funding meant to help low-income people during a meeting that starts at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the Ashland Civic Center Council Chambers, 1175 E. Main St.
Nonprofit groups submitted $170,000 worth of funding requests for a pool of money that will total about $125,000.
City staff members have recommended the following allocations:
The money comes from annual Community Development Block Grants awarded to cities by the federal government.
In other business on Tuesday night, the council is scheduled to approve council goals for 2013-15 and consider whether to voice support for a Rogue Valley Heritage District that would support area historical programs.
The council also will consider a new banking policy that would allow the city to deposit money in local credit unions and consider the community investing practices of financial institutions.
For a complete list of agenda items and for details on each item, visit www.ashland.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=15457.
Staff reporter Vickie Aldous can be reached at 541-479-8199 or firstname.lastname@example.org.