Allen County commissioners said Tuesday, in a statement just short of locking them in, they would make available $335,000 to pay for extension of gas, water and sewer lines to a 31-acre industrial tract east of Humboldt.
As discussion unfolded, Humboldt Administrator Cole Herder announced the U.S. Economic Development Administration had denied the city a grant to pay half the cost of the utility project, estimated by engineers at $672,000.
Cole was not deterred: I think we can do the project for half the estimate.
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