$4.4 M allocated to Pinckney Recreation Location for park enhancements

Mistie Bugarin

PINCKNEY — The Pinckney Recreation Place is earmarked to obtain $4.44 million for six park enhancement initiatives that could get underway in 2023.  The funds are element of the Building Michigan Collectively Program, signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in March. The strategy employs $4.8 billion in federal funding for roadways, drinking […]

A boater heads toward shore to tie up at the Pinckney State Recreation Area's Bruin Lake modern campground Friday, July 9, 2021.

PINCKNEY — The Pinckney Recreation Place is earmarked to obtain $4.44 million for six park enhancement initiatives that could get underway in 2023. 

The funds are element of the Building Michigan Collectively Program, signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in March. The strategy employs $4.8 billion in federal funding for roadways, drinking water, substantial-speed world-wide-web and a substantial financial commitment in state and neighborhood parks.

The funding is portion of the federal COVID-19 relief method, The American Rescue Strategy Act, in accordance to the Michigan Department of All-natural Sources. From that $4.8 billion, $250 million has been allotted for the condition park procedure.

Federal funding specifications say the funds should be fully commited to a project by Dec. 31, 2024, and invested on that challenge by Dec. 31, 2026, according to the DNR. 

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