Thursday, July 26, 2007
Michael Shore, MEDC
$50,000 Grant to Fund Land Use and Rail Feasibility Study
Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today announced a $50,000 grant to help Manistee County finance a study to determine the best land use options and most desirable rail route to promote economic development in the Manistee Lake area. The grant is being made available by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation with funds provided by the federal Community Development Block Grant program.
There are 1,655 local governments within the state eligible to apply for CDBG funds administered by the MEDC. Projects are approved contingent upon compliance with state and federal requirements.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, a partnership between the state and local communities, promotes smart economic growth by developing strategies and providing services to create and retain good jobs and a high quality of life. For more information on MEDC initiatives and programs, visit the Web site at www.michigan.org.
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