Downtown Infrastructure Grants announced for Low to Moderate Income Communities

November 15, 2012

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation will accept grant applications until December 21, 2012 for grants of up to $750,000 to low- to moderate income communities for downtown infrastructure improvements. Eligible projects include parking lots, streetscapes, sidewalks, sewer, water and storm pipelines among others. Qualifying communities and designated eligible areas are listed here.

The grant application is here: Part I Application

For more information about this or other grant programs, e-mail Jim Hegarty or call him at 616-432-6712.

Infrastructure Funding Success: Holton, Michigan Sidewalk Improvements.

As Holton is classified as a low-income community, P&N suggested that the Township apply for a Infrastructure Capacity Enhancement (ICE) grant through the MEDC to build new sidewalks. P&N completed the grant application, and the Township was awarded a grant for $132,600, covering 100% of the project’s construction cost.


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New MEDC Funding Available – Infrastructure & Resiliency (IR) Grant Program

Time is of essence on this funding source due to a short timeline turnaround!  On behalf of the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is accepting applications for new projects under the State of Michigan’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Infrastructure and Resiliency (IR) Program! If you’re a community listed on the […]

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Gordon (Gordy) Bogner Retires after 50 Years of Service

Gordon Bogner, PE retired this November after working for 50 years in the airport engineering industry. After graduating from Michigan State University in 1969, with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Bogner began his airport engineering career with Bob Peckham at Peckham Engineering. He became a licensed Professional Engineer in 1976. In 1982, he […]

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City of Whitehall recognizes Prein&Newhof with Proclamation

At the City of Whitehall Council meeting in October, Mayor Debra Hillebrand presented Prein&Newhof with a special proclamation and plaque congratulating P&N on its 50 years in business and celebrating its values and professional service to the Whitehall community. Since its first year of business in 1969, Prein&Newhof has had the privilege of working on […]

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Marczak honored with Award for Outstanding Service

Congratulations to Prein&Newhof Senior Project Manager Barbara Marczak, PE who recently received the Raymond J. Faust Award from the Michigan Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA–MI). This award recognizes outstanding personal service in the water supply field. The award commemorates Raymond J. Faust for his contributions to safe public health engineering practices, his […]

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