Mayor Zach Wilson with the City of Black Rock announced today that the city has received its first grant since he took office.

The grant for 499,963.00 was awarded by the Arkansas Community and Economic Development Program.

Mayor Wilson said “We are happy to announce we have been awarded the first grant application we filed this year to redo our oldest portion of our sewer system. This will be an awesome upgrade to our town and will help with numerous problems we have had over the last several years.”