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June 24, 2012, 12:22pm
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Applications are being sought for local park grants

AUSTIN -- Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is announcing a special call for local park grant applications under the Outdoor Recreation and Urban Outdoor Recreation grant programs before Aug. 1.

With the passage of the omnibus spending bill in December by the U.S. Congress, Texas has received $2,302,679 for its federal apportionment through the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Roughly half this amount -- $1,151,339 -- is available for grant review prior to Aug. 1. Of this amount, 40 percent is set aside for Urban Outdoor Recreation grants and 60 percent is set aside for Outdoor Recreation grants. Applications must be postmarked no later than Aug. 1.

For more information regarding this special call, go to www.tpwd.state.tx.us/business/grants .

Due to limited funds and eligibility requirements, applications for all other Local Park Grant programs are not being accepted at this time. These include the Small Community, Indoor Recreation, Urban Indoor Recreation and Regional grant programs.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Dana Lagarde sy 512-389-8175 ot dana.lagarde@tpwd.state.tx.us.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
Tyra  
FloTown  
June 27, 2012 10:26am
 
Senior citizen, the mayor doesn't even know what he wants. Every time he post something on his FB page it is ramblings that contradict what he has said in the past. First it was a whole new sports complex (remember the drawings?) ... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
June 27, 2012 9:02am
 
I'm confused. Does the mayor want a sports complex or to repair existing sports fields? There is a big difference and he has not been clear.

 
Wondering?  
Floresville, Tx  
June 26, 2012 8:24pm
 
Joslin doesn't ever give an update on the amount of funds possibly available for our city from USDA's grant program for city infrastructure. Guess he doesn't want to make that news public yet.

 
Connect the Dots  
Floresville  
June 26, 2012 8:13pm
 
Kind of. It's like Paris Hilton's; a blank check from her daddy. Little m thinks he has a blank check from the taxpayers' pocketbooks. Know why they call a sales tax a TAX? Probably because it's a tax.

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
June 26, 2012 8:09pm
 
The Mayor has a budget?

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
June 26, 2012 5:07pm
 
Well don't be too hard on the mayor. He is only following the lead of the head socialist piper in Washington. Makes no difference what the laws or rules are that he a has sworn to uphold. If he does not like them he makes up ... More ›

 
Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
June 26, 2012 2:00pm
 
Why does little d continue to stick his foot in his mouth on Facebook? If he really has something to say then put it on here or better yet, debate at city council meeting. Guess his 5 facebook followers have more sympathy ... More ›

 
Tyra  
FloTown  
June 26, 2012 8:28am
 
Well said Jim. Those questions, he will never answer because he doesn't know how to answer them. The time it takes for him to think of an answer and then post on his FB page, which he thinks most are his supports, but in reality ... More ›

 
Jim Miller  
Floresville, TX  
June 26, 2012 8:14am
 
pro-a-gan-da (noun) Information, esp. of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view. The mayor stated on his Facebook page this morning that “Propaganda is a truly ... More ›

 
Proletariat  
Utopia,Tx.  
June 25, 2012 8:08pm
 
I refuse to believe that all of this points to just incompetence . Someone is pulling the strings of this puppet council to get what they want. Follow the money! We must continue to show up at every council meeting and scrutinize ... More ›

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