MANHATTAN, KAN. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman, released the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) selection of Ozawkie, Kan., to receive a $3.8 million loan through the USDA Rural Utilities Service (RUS). The loan will be used to complete the second phase of a wastewater collection system improvement, and to refinance the city’s existing debt used on the phase one improvements.
“I am pleased to learn that Ozawkie was selected to receive a loan through the USDA Rural Utilities Service,” Sen. Moran said. “Investments in rural Kansas communities help make certain they can continue to be attractive places for people to live, work, and raise a family. This loan will provide Ozawkie with access to funding needed for infrastructure upgrades to the community’s wastewater treatment system.”
USDA’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS) administers programs that provide infrastructure or infrastructure improvements to rural communities. These include water and waste treatment, electric power and telecommunications services. To learn more, click here.