For Immediate Release:
September 11, 2007
$2 million is available for land
purchases and park improvements
FREEHOLD – The deadline is rapidly approaching for municipalities to apply for the 2007 Monmouth County Municipal Open Space Grant Program. This competitive grant program makes $2 million available for local open space purchases and park improvement projects.
The deadline for filing an application is Sept. 19.
“I encourage all of our municipalities to submit their plans for open space acquisitions or park improvements,” said Freeholder Lillian G. Burry, liaison to the Monmouth County Park System. “This is a wonderful opportunity for towns to participate in a program that shares the costs of improving their local parks or acquiring more open space.”
The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders is soliciting applications in this fifth year of the program. All 53
The deadline for submitting a grant application is Sept. 19, and only complete applications will be considered for funding. Awards will be announced in December.
“Quality parks and open space contribute to the quality of life enjoyed by all
Further information on the grant program can be found at the Monmouth County Park System’s Web site at www.monmouthcountyparks.com