LCRA awards two grants in Bastrop Posted in: News The Lower Colorado River Authority recently awarded more than $815,000 in Community Development Partnership Program grants for a wide range of projects across LCRA’s wholesale electric, water and transmission service areas. The grants will help fund 36 community projects, including new firetrucks in Lee and Tom Green counties, a new trailhead and outdoor classroom in Early, renovations to a decades-old kitchenette at the Columbus public library and a new splash pad at Lavaca Swimming Pool in Hallettsville.LCRA General Manager Phil Wilson said the grants help support important community projects that otherwise may not be funded.“These projects contribute to the health, safety ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!