More than 11 million dollars in revitalization grants have been approved for a number of communities around the state, including several in the four county area. These state dollars will help towns and cities improve streets, sidewalks, parks and more.
The city of Defiance will receive $450,000 to make improvements at the Ottawa Area Neighborhood Park, with new playground equipment, a new parking lot, resurfacing of the playground, and installation of sidewalks. Some storm sewer work is also included.
The village of Holgate will receive a half-million dollars to revitalize the town’s infrastructure. Old school park will receive funds for a new concession stand, an ADA accessible restroom structure, two basketball courts, repaving of four streets, and replacement of 12 catch basins.
And in Wood County, North Baltimore will receive $400,000 to create a new splash-pad, sidewalk and street improvements, and the addition of a parking lot.