Thousands awarded to Greenville through grant

Greenville – A number of energy-related projects in Greenville are to be performed thanks to a recently awarded grant from the state.

The Texas Comptroller's office says the City's State Energy Conservation Office (SECO) Block Grant application has been approved in the amount of $86,365.

Greenville applied for the grant back in November, after the City Council authorized staff to pursue all energy efficiency and conservation grants available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Most of the funding will be used to install new HVAC (Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning) equipment in a number of facilities including Municipal Auditorium, City Hall, The W. Walworth Harrison Public Library, Greenville Animal Shelter and Municipal Building.

The projects will be out for bid soon and the projects should be complete by April 2011.