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Broadband Internet Access

Broadband Access Goal

The primary goal is to make every municipality, community, and rural area in this state, accessible to internet communications through the expansion extension and general availability of broadband services technology. This council was organized and has been running since September 2016.

Funding

Amount 

  • Unfunded, however there is approximately $1.4 million remaining from the previous council (Broadband Deployment Council) that has been transferred into this council’s amount.

Source of Funds

  • Unfunded – General Revenue
  • Council is currently exploring federal grant programs.

Funding Cycle

  • N/A

Authorizing Legislation/Statue

2017 Program Year CDBG Funding Awardees

Clay County Commission $125,000
Fayette County Commission $30,000
Gilmer County Commission $50,000
Hampshire County Commission $402,795
Jackson County Commission $125,000
Mingo County Commission $75,000
Morgan County Commission $75,000
Nicholas County Commission $300,000
Taylor County Commission $125,000
Tyler County Commission $30,000
Webster County Commission $125,000
Wyoming County Commission $125,000