The Ottumwa Courier

June 18, 2013

Business Briefs

Ottumwa Courier

---- — Drug Task

Force funded

OTTUMWA — The Southeast Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force has received funding from the Governor’s Office of Drug Control Policy (ODCP) for 2014.

In April, the task force submitted a grant application to ODCP requesting task force funding in the amount of $238,173.

This requested amount would pay 75 percent of wages and 75 percent of benefits for two task force investigators, a task force supervisor and a prosecuting attorney.

On May 28, the task force was notified they were awarded $169,800 to pay for 75 percent of task force personnel’s wages.