High-Growth Cities Program
CSFA Number: 494-00-0967
Agency Name
Department Of Transportation (494)
Agency Contact
Stephane Seck
217-782-3972
Bablibile.Seck@illinois.gov
Short Description
The High-Growth Cities Program provides State assistance for highway improvements to municipalities with populations over 5,000 that are experiencing above-normal population growth. The usage of funds must follow MFT procedures and guidelines.
Subject Area
Government Services
Program Function
Transportation
Objectives and Goals
The High-Growth Cities Program is designed to provide financial assistance for highway improvements to municipalities with populations over 5,000 experiencing high population growth.
Types of Assistance
Formula Grants
Uses and Restrictions
The funds must be deposited in the agency’s MFT account and must be expended for any permissible MFT use according to policies and procedures and is subject to annual documentation review by IDOT Local Roads staff.
Eligibility Requirements
Any municipality over 5,000 population having an increase in population of at least 5% either through the comparison of two consecutive decennial censuses or the comparison of a decennial census and a special census within a given decade is eligible for this program. These funds may be used by the eligible municipalities for motor fuel tax eligible expenditures according to Department policies and procedures. These funds must be placed in the municipalities motor fuel tax account.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
There is no application for this program. Funding is distributed by formula among eligible cities based on their current population and per capita increase compared to all eligible cities. The funds are required to be treated the same as MFT funds including publishing the distribution on IDOT's website.
Assistance Consideration
Funding is allocated among eligible cities based on their current population and per capita increase compared to all eligible cities.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Bureau of Local Roads and Streets Manual: http://www.idot.illinois.gov/Assets/uploads/files/Doing-Business/Manuals-Guides-&-Handbooks/Highways/Local-Roads-and-Streets/Local%20Roads%20and%20Streets%20Manual.pdf
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2015 : $4,000,000
FY 2016 : $4,000,000
FY 2017 : $4,000,000
FY 2018 : $4,000,000
FY 2019 : $4,000,000
Federal Funding
None
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details17-0967-01$4324 - $280508General announcement open for a period of time with no specific due dates for applications.
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
0967-2017-2B49F42B-398E-45C5-A779-48B5C4080490-3City of Aurora07/01/201606/30/2021280,508
0967-2018-2B49F42B-398E-45C5-A779-48B5C4080490-3City of Aurora07/01/201706/30/2022275,510
0967-2019-2B49F42B-398E-45C5-A779-48B5C4080490-3City of Aurora07/01/201806/30/2023271,886
0967-2020-2B49F42B-398E-45C5-A779-48B5C4080490-3City of Aurora07/01/201906/30/2024270,466
0967-2018-160108F8-1174-40E0-8FEB-9B98F0EF881F-3City of Joliet07/01/201706/30/2022212,948