Hudson Towns Receive Funds From the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

Hudson County Board of Commissioners Accept Funds From Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
Jersey City – The Hudson County Board of Commissioners have authorized the acceptance of funds from the Municipal Alliance Allocation Grant totaling $270,478 for fiscal year 2022.  The money comes through the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.
The funds will be deposited into the Drug Enforcement and Demand Reduction Fund.
The funds will be utilized to help Hudson County municipalities address the issues
surrounding alcoholism and drug abuse in their communities. Each community is aware
that in order for them to receive these funds, they must provide a 100% match, 25% cash match and a 75% in kind match.
The grant will run from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.
Upon State approval the County recommends the allocation of grant money for fiscal
year 2022 as follows:
Bayonne             $19,921                                                                                             Jersey City          $78,260                                                                                            Harrison.            $5,065
East Newark       $5,065                                                                                                Hoboken            $15,805                                                                                            Union City          $21,005                                                                                              Secaucus.          $5,141                                                                                                Weehawken.      $3,968.                                                                                              West New York   $15,712                                                                                            North Bergen.    $19,209                                                                                            Kearny.            $12,859                                                                                              Guttenberg       $3,533                                                                                            County Administration $70,000
Board Chairman Anthony Vainieri and the Board of Commissioners are committed to
providing the necessary resources to educate and prevent alcoholism and drug abuse
that may affect residents of Hudson County.