United States Department
of Agriculture Rural Development
Contact: Alec Lloyd
EAST LANSING, Dec. 15, 2010 U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Traverse City Area Office Director Shelly Fuller presented a $2.3 million ceremonial loan and grant certificate to the Village of Kingsley for sewer improvements.
This is an investment in protecting water quality for rural northern Michigan residents, said Fuller.
The funds consist of a $2,015,000 loan and $285,000 grant that will be used to replace sewer lines. The project will serve 635 rural customers.
USDA Rural Development's mission is to deliver programs in a way that will support increasing economic opportunity and improve the quality of life of rural residents. As a venture capital entity, Rural Development provides equity, liquidity, and technical assistance to finance and foster growth in homeownership, business development, and critical community and technology infrastructure. Further information on rural programs is available at a local USDA Rural Development office or by visiting USDA's web site at http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/
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