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$758,000 in Land and Water Conservation Fund grants awarded to 20 projects

For state parks and park facilities

For state parks and park facilities

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 16, 2017) — Gov. Matt Bevin and the Department for Local Government (DLG) selected 20 Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grants for total funding up to $758,000. Grants assist in maintaining and developing Kentucky’s state parks and park facilities. LCWF is funded by the National Park Service and is administered by DLG.

Fiscal year 2016 applicants of LWCF grants for reimbursement funding include:

  • City of Glasgow, Beaver Greek and Gorin Park Upgrades, $11,727
  • Campbell County Fiscal Court, AJ Jolly Campground, $75,000
  • City of Olive Hill, Olive Hill Splash Park, $50,000
  • Crittenden County Fiscal Court, Dam 50 Boat Dock Project, $30,000
  • Cumberland County Fiscal Court, Marrowbone Park Improvement Project, $10,000
  • City of Flemingsburg, Flemingsburg Reservoir Trail Expansion, $49,500
  • Floyd County Fiscal Court, Elk Horn Park 3-D Archery Range, $15,685
  • Garrard County Fiscal Court, Garrard County Jaycees Park Upgrade, $33,064
  • Graves County Fiscal Court, Mayfield Graves County Baseball Park Improvement, $22,500
  • Harlan County Fiscal Court, Dale Belcher Memorial Park – Skate Park, $63,460
  • City of Independence, Memorial Park Basketball Court, $75,000
  • City of Auburn, Auburn City Park Improvements, $25,000
  • Magoffin County Fiscal Court, Magoffin Battlefield Park Restrooms Project, $63,000
  • City of Loretto, Hamilton Park Improvements Project, $21,065
  • City of Benton, City of Benton Pool House, $75,000
  • City of Edmonton, Edmonton Memorial Park Improvements, $8,500
  • Perry County Fiscal Court, Perry County Park & Eagles Landing & Airport Park Enhancement Project, $36,612
  • Kentucky Department of Parks, Lake Barkley State Resort Park Wheelchair Accessible Trail, $11,323
  • City of Waverly, Waverly City Park Improvements, $5,326.82
  • City of Springfield, Idle Hour City Park Lighting Upgrade Project, $75,000

Administered by DLG, funds for this program are allocated to Kentucky by the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Only upon their approval and an executed memorandum of agreement with DLG may construction begin.