Green River Area Development District
Serving Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union & Webster Counties in Western Kentucky
Think Progress. Think Tomorrow. Think GRADD.
300 GRADD Way, Owensboro, KY 42301      Phone: 270.926.4433  Fax: 270.684.0714

2015 CEDS Update

A draft of this year's Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) report is now available. The CEDS document provides an in-depth examination of the region's current economic climate as well as a forecast for future growth.

>> Full report

>> What is CEDS?

>> Make comment
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Transportation Plan

The public is invited to weigh in on the 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan for the Owensboro-Daviess County MPO. This long-range plan includes a prioritized list of 42 local projects to be submitted to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

>> M-I article

>> View report

>> Make comment
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2015 Annual Awards

Know a local person or community who deserves regional recognition? We're now accepting nominations for the 2015 GRADD Annual Awards. Winners will be announced at our 47th Annual Dinner at the Owensboro Convention Center on September 16.

>> Community of the Year

>> Regional Excellence Awards

>> 47th Annual Dinner
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Sewer CDBG Grants

Two GRADD communities were recent-ly awarded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for major sewer projects. Masonville (Daviess Co.) received a $602,000 grant, and Morganfield (Union Co.) received a $1 million grant.

>> Masonville

>> Morganfield

>> CDBG info
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July Board Meeting

Beth Kuhn, Commissioner of Workforce Investment with the Kentucky Educa-tion & Workforce Development Cabinet (KEWDC), discussed statewide trends in employment and training at the GRADD Board of Directors meeting on July 8.

>> Watch video

>> KEWDC website

>> Green River WIB

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Our Partners




August 4, 2015

Green River Area Council on Aging

August 6, 2015

GRADD Hazard Mitigation Council

August 11, 2015

Community Collaboration for Children (CCC) Regional Network