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Garfield Federal Mineral Lease District fall grants announced

The Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District Board of Directors on Wednesday announced its award of $800,000 in area public works grants for the fall cycle.

Traditional Grant Program recipients include:

  • Battlement Mesa Metropolitan District: Water treatment back-up system, $200,000
  • Town of New Castle: Biosolid drying facility, $100,000
  • Town of Parachute: PATS mechanical lift, $25,000
  • City of Rifle: Railroad Avenue and Third Street (Phase 1) improvements, $200,000
  • Town of Silt: Seventh Street improvements, $200,000

Mini Grant Program awards:

  • Town of New Castle: Town Hall improvements, $25,000
  • Town of Parachute: PATS mobile repair truck, $25,000
  • Town of Silt: Wastewater hoist system, $25,000

Since its inception in 2011, the Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District Board of Directors has awarded 255 grants totaling more than $27.6 million, including $70,000 in special Grantee of the Year awards. 


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