Federal Grant and Loan Approved for Farwell
Today, the United States Department of Agriculture's Office of Rural Development announced a $307,000 grant and $376,000 loan for the Village of Farwell. A copy of the USDA press release is attached.
The funding will go toward helping Farwell maintain its municipal water infrastructure including the refurbishment of wellhouses and the iron removal plant, and help extend the watermain along Main Street.
Congressman John Moolenaar has voted for legislation funding the Department of Agriculture and programs that support rural economic development. He made the following statement on today's announcement by USDA:
"Congratulations to Farwell on receiving this funding to maintain and improve its water infrastructure. Rural development grants like this one meet crucial needs and benefit our communities in mid and northern Michigan."