BAXTER - The Central Minnesota Area Transportation Partnership is accepting applications for qualifying transportation enhancement projects to be implemented during State Fiscal Year 2014 (July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014) in a 12-county area, which includes Cass, Crow Wing, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties.
A workshop to provide information about eligibility is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 30 at the Minnesota Department of Transportation District 3B Headquarters building, 3725 12th St. N., St. Cloud.
The workshop will provide applicants with essential information regarding project eligibility, federal rules and requirements governing project development and implementation, as well as instruction and assistance in completing application forms.
Eligible transportation enhancement projects are: Pedestrian and bicycle facilities; pedestrian and bicycle safety and educational activities; acquisition of scenic or historic easements and sites; scenic or historic highway programs, including tourist and welcome centers; landscaping and scenic beautification; historic preservation; rehabilitation and operation of historic transportation buildings, structures or facilities; conversion of abandoned railway corridors to trails; inventory, control and removal of outdoor advertising; archaeological planning and research; environmental mitigation of runoff pollution and provision of wildlife connectivity; establishment of transportation museums.
To attend the workshop, RSVP is requested by Friday by contacting Mary Safgren, MnDOT senior planner, at 828-5780, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants will need to complete a short pre-application prior to attending this workshop.
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