Request for Applications

The Middle Rio Grande Development Council In Cooperation with the TCEQ Announces Availability of Municipal Solid Waste Grant Funding for Fiscal Year 2020/2021.



The purpose of this program is to provide funding for eligible local and regional municipal solid waste management projects in support of the goals and objectives of the adopted Regional Solid Waste Management Plan (RSWMP) for the MRGDC region.  Funding for this program is provided through a grant from the TCEQ, under the authority of §361.014, Texas Health and Safety Code.


How to Apply

A grant application form is available from MRGDC at the address below.  A separate application form must be submitted for each individual project proposed.   In completing your application, read the instructions carefully, you will need to be concise, and provide a sufficient level of detail to facilitate informed consideration of your proposed project. The solid waste planners at MRGDC are available to assist interested parties during the application process and may be contacted at the following telephone numbers:


Vanessa Villastrigo


8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.




Michelle Garcia


8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All interested parties must attend a mandatory workshop where further instructions will be given.

Due to mandated guidelines & to comply with the social distancing 10 people maximum rule MRGDC has arranged to host the following workshops remotely using the Star Leaf virtual conferencing system.


Entities interested in participating in the Solid Waste Grant Cycles shall attend ONE Mandatory Grant Preparation Workshop prior to preparing their grants in order to participate in the grant cycles. 


To join via conference, please call (669)800-5335 or (669)202-3202 and enter the Meeting ID when prompted for the Audio Only option. 


TUESDAY- JUNE 23, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. MRGDC - Carrizo Springs Location 

Meeting ID: 415 615 5749

If using any other video equipment;


TUESDAY – JUNE 23, 2020 – 1:30 p.m. MRGDC Office - Eagle Pass Location 

Meeting ID: 451 315 7653

If using any other video equipment:


THURSDAY – JUNE 25, 2020 – 10:00 a.m. MRGDC Office - Uvalde Location

Meeting ID: 468 347 4872

If using any other video equipment:  



For further assistance or information, you may contact Vanessa Villastrigo or Michelle Garcia, Mon. – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


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