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Penticton council to consider four projects for grant funding

Penticton City Council will be asked to look at four possible projects to direct grant funding from the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program, including addition of a lacrosse box to the city's Adidas Sportsplex soccer bubble at tonight's council meeting, June 6, 2016.
June 06, 2016 - 1:00 PM

PENTICTON - Penticton city council will look at four possible options for grant funding at tonight’s council meeting.

General manager of infrastructure Mitch Moroziuk is expected to present four projects meeting eligibility requirements for a Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program grants at the regular meeting of council this evening, June 6.

Priority for the funding is based on such things as upgrades to recreational facilities, advancing a clean growth economy and impact on indigenous communities.

City staff identified the following four projects for council’s consideration:
- Lacrosse box to be built in the Adidas Sportsplex soccer bubble at a cost of $1,000,000
- Curling rink upgrades at a cost of $650,000.
- Upgrades to McLaren Arena at a cost of $650,000.
- Park irrigation system upgrade at a cost of $1,000,000.

A successful application by the city could see it recieve up to 50 per cent of the project cost to a maximum of $500,000.

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