UP towns get infrastructure grants
LANSING, MI— Three Upper Peninsula municipalities are getting state assistance for infrastructure and public safety projects.
The money comes from the Financially Distressed Cities, Villages, and Townships Grant Program, which aims to help move the municipalities toward financial stability.
The City of Gaastra is getting $273,000 to repair its water system lift station.
The Village of Laurium is getting $149,500 to replace the Department of Public Works roof, $341,075 to replace infrastructure at the village hall building, and $20,300 to replace firefighting equipment.
The Village of Ontonagon has been awarded $250,000 to replace a vacuum extractor truck.