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Oct 6 17

October 2017 Board Meeting

by Melissa

The monthly board meeting of the UMVRDC will be held on Tuesday, October 24th beginning at 6:30pm at the Appleton Civic Center.

Click here for the packet.


Oct 6 17

Office Closed-end of October

by Melissa

The UMVRDC office will be closed for a staff retreat on Monday & Tuesday, October 30-31st.  Our office will reopen at 8am on Wednesday.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Oct 4 17

MnDOT Announces the Transportation Alternatives Solicitation to Fund Project

by Melissa

MnDOT has just announced the Transportation Alternatives solicitation to fund projects for pedestrian and bicycle facilities, historic preservation, Safe Routes to School and more.
Interested entities should contact our office ASAP and start working on the letter of intent that is due on October 31.

Our office can help you work through your project idea and the requirements for the application process!

Oct 4 17

12 Communities Identified Eligible for the Workforce Housing Development Program

by Melissa

12 communities in our region have been identified as eligible for the new Workforce Housing Development Program through special funding provided by the MN Legislature last year.

This program provides funds for the direct development of Market Rate Residential Rental Properties to increase the availability of rental housing in Greater Minnesota.

$2Million dollars area available statewide. MN Housing expects to fund 3-5 projects in MN.
Grants are available for up to 25% of the total project cost.
Must be a an Eligible Project Area
Must be working with a developer
Must have a viable proposal for the development of a Market Rate Residential Rental Property

Sep 25 17

Childcare Progress in Benson

by Melissa

The Benson School District is also helping solve childcare in their community.