Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


Wayne City Awarded $682,800 Federal Grant

Oct 1, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) today announced a USDA Rural Development Grant of $682,800 to help complete construction of a water treatment plant in Wayne City. 

Once finished, the plant will provide safe and potable water to 663 users in Wayne County. 

“Grants from the USDA make necessary development projects and equipment upgrades possible for rural communities," Shimkus said. "My office can assist with rural development grants as well as any other federal grant program application.”