United States Department
of Agriculture Rural Development
Contact: Alec Lloyd
EAST LANSING, June 11, 2010 USDA Rural Development Director for Michigan James Turner today announced two ceremonies commemorating $29,383,000 in grants and loans for Hampton Township, the City of Essexville and the Village of Breckenridge. The money is funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
The events will take place on Friday, June 18th, are open to the general public and everyone is welcome to attend.
The list below indicates the time, location, recipients and award amount of the presentation.
Time: 10 a.m. Location: Hampton Township Hall, 801 W. Center Ave., in Essexville.
Hampton Township will receive a $13,224,000 loan and a $4,778,000 grant and the City of Essexville will receive a $7,485,000 loan for improvements to wastewater collection and treatment.
Time: 2:30 p.m. Location: Breckenridge Village Hall, 104 E. Saginaw St., in Breckenridge.
The Village of Breckenridge will receive a $1,142,000 grant and $2,756,000 loan for improvements to the water system.
USDA, through its Rural Development mission area, administers and manages more than 40 housing, business and community infrastructure, and facility programs through a network of 6,100 employees located in the nations capital and 500 state and local offices. These programs are designed to improve the economic stability of rural communities, businesses, residents, farmers and ranchers and improve the quality of life in rural America. Rural Development has an existing portfolio of more than $134 billion in loans and loan guarantees.
USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202) 720-6382 (TDD).
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