This week’s Enterprise reports that the $481,200 grant awarded to Empire Village for its beach project by the state Natural Resources Trust Fund would be honored. The grant will pay for improvements including new restroom facilities, a redesigned parking area, a new basketball court and retaining wall. Village residents are raising funds to pay for new playground equipment.
According to the story, the jury is still out on…
- $800,000 to fund Leelanau County purchase of 93 acres in Bingham Township where the former Veronica Valley Golf Course was once located.
- $394,200 as requested by Suttons Bay Township to purchase 120 acres owned by the Herman family at the southwest cover of Herman Road and Co. Rd. 633.
- $2,043,800 for Leelanau Conservancy acquisition of a conservation easement on 51 acres with public access to Leelanau State Park