Elkhorn City Broadband Request Denied

The installation of broadband fiber optic internet infrastructure in Elkhorn City hit a snag last week after the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) denied an application from the city for a Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) grant in the amount of $1 million.In a letter from the EDA regional director H. Philip Paradice, Jr. to the city states that the EDA “will not be able to provide funding for your application under the CARES act due to the extraordinary volume of competitive applications received and the limited funding available.”

Source: MG News

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