News and Events | July 3 / 2019
In This Issue
  • EDD Summit July 18th
  • Princeton awarded $40,000 for Abandoned Properties, IHDA
  • Office Space for Lease
  • IDNR Applications opening July 1st
  • 2020 ITEP Applications due December 6th
  • NCICG's Semi-Annual Meeting and Quarterly EDD Meeting

Hall High School Auditorium
8 am to 1 pm
$35/person
Lunch included from
Verrucchi's in Spring Valley
Click here for information.
Congrats to Princeton for being awarded $40,000 for Abandoned Properties in the City Limits from the
Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA)
We have extra office space for lease!

Click on the picture or
call 815-433-5830
for more information.
IDNR Applicatitons for OSLAD, LWCF, and BAAD opening July 1, 2019

The  Open Space Land Acquisition (OSLAD)  program is a state-financed grant program that provides funding assistance to local government agencies for acquisition and/or development of land for public outdoor recreation areas.  Click here for more information.

The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is a program that utilizes federal dollars to acquire land to be used for outdoor recreation.  Click here for more information.

The  Boat Access Area Development (BAAD)  program is a state-financed grant program that provides funding assistance to local government agencies for acquisition and/or development of land for public boat and canoe access areas in Illinois .   Click here for more information.

The application period will open July 1, 2019 and applications must be submitted to the IDNR by 5:00 p.m. on August 19, 2019.
IDOT will begin accepting applications for the 2019-2020 ITEP Cycle 14 on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 through Friday, December 6, 2019.

The  ITEP  program is a 2-year cycle with the last round due in the fall of 2017 (  2018 Cycle 13).  In that round 53 out of 218 projects were selected for a total award amount of $35.7 million out of $252 million requested. Applications for these funds are highly competitive. 

ITEP’s new requirement is that communities must have Phase I Engineering completed and proof must be submitted with the application.   Because of this, we are sending this notification now so your community can start working on your projects.

ITEP  project categories eligible for funding:
  1. Pedestrian/Bicycle Facilities
  2. Streetscapes
  3. Conversion of Abandoned Railroad Corridors to Trails
  4. Historic Preservation and Rehabilitation of Historic Transportation Facilities
  5. Vegetation Management in Transportation Rights-of-Way
  6. Archaeological Activities Relating to Impacts from Implementation of a Transportation Project
  7. Storm Water Management, Control and Water Pollution Prevention or Abatement Related to Highway Construction or Due to Highway Runoff
  8. Reduce Vehicle-Caused Wildlife Mortality or Restore and Maintain Connectivity Among Terrestrial or Aquatic Habitats
  9. Construction of Turnouts, Overlooks and Viewing Areas

If you have a project you would like to discuss, contact our office at 815/433-5830 or email to  ataylor@ncicg.org 

NCICG's Semi-Annual Meeting and Quarterly EDD Meeting was
Thursday May 23rd from 8 am to 1 pm at Illinois Valley Community College.
In case you missed it, click here for Power Point presentation information.

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