News Release 043
Gov. Nixon announces a $500,000 grant awarded to Milan for a new wastewater system
Volume 37-043 (For Immediate Release)
Contact: Renee Bungart
JEFFERSON CITY, MO, FEB. 3, 2009 -- Gov. Jay Nixon announces the city of Milan has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The city will use the funds for the construction of a wastewater treatment facility in Sullivan County.
The grant funds come from a $50 million bond sale in November of 2007, which funded the Clean Water Initiative for water and wastewater improvements. The funds will be used in conjunction with loan funds from the Department of Natural Resources. The project is estimated to cost $3,653,250.
The Department of Natural Resources’ Water Protection Program will administer the grant funds. For more information, contact the Department of Natural Resources’ Water Protection Program, Financial Assistance Center, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0176 or phone 573-751-1192 or 800-361-4827.