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Posted on: March 27, 2019

State Treasurer Announces Grants for Distressed Municipalities

Municipalities can participate in the FDCVT Grant Program if they are experiencing one or more conditions indicative of “probable financial stress” as defined in Public Act 436 of 2012, the Local Financial Stability and Choice Act. The grants fund specific projects, services or strategies ― including infrastructure and public safety enhancements ― that move a city, village or township toward financial stability.

“I am pleased to announce this year’s awards,” Eubanks said. “These grant dollars help fund public safety and infrastructure projects in communities that are encountering financial hardship.”   

For the fiscal year 2019, $2.5 million was appropriated for the program with a $200,000 carryover from the previous fiscal year. The FDCVT Grant Program has a $2 million cap per municipality and grants are awarded based on applications submitted by the municipality.

City of Inkster
Public safety enhancement through improved street lighting
$142,975

City of Inkster
Public safety enhancement through partial fleet replacement of police vehicles
$100,000

City of Inkster
Public safety enhancement through replacement of an ambulance
$260,000

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