Sibley County Receives Low Income Grant Funds

Sibley County has been notified that they were awarded a $35,000 grant to help low income rural residents upgrade their noncompliant septic systems. The grant comes to the county as part of the Natural Resources Block Grant administered by the Board of Water and Soil Resources.

Residents of Sibley County may apply for these funds now. For eligibility, an application and instruction materials go to the Sibley SWCD website www.sibleyswcd.org and click on Services and Ag BMP Loan Program for the information. You can also stop in the office at 112 5th St. Gaylord, MN or call 507-702-7077 and ask to see Ron Otto.

To be eligible for the program homeowners must meet the low income guidelines set by the USDA Rural Development.