Bevin selects 20 LWCF projects to receive grants


Elk Horn Park 3-D Archery Range among recipients

Staff Report



FRANKFORT – Governor Matt Bevin and the Department for Local Government (DLG) selected 20 Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grants for total funding up to $758,000. These grants assist in maintaining and developing Kentucky’s state parks and park facilities. LCWF is funded by the National Park Service and is administered by DLG. Among the recipients is Elk Horn Park 3-D Archery Range in Floyd County, which will receive $15,685.

“These projects offer a unique opportunity to invest dollars directly for the benefit of people in local communities throughout the Commonwealth,” said DLG Commissioner Sandra Dunahoo. “The vast outdoor resources of our Commonwealth are available to be enjoyed by everyone.”

Fiscal year 2016 applicants of LWCF grants for reimbursement funding follow.

Applicant: City of Glasgow, Project: Beaver Greek and Gorin Park Upgrades, County: Barren, LWCF Amount: $11,727.

Applicant: Campbell County Fiscal Court, Project: AJ Jolly Campground, County: Campbell, LWCF Amount: $75,000.

Applicant: City of Olive Hill, Project: Olive Hill Splash Park, County: Carter, LWCF Amount: $50,000.

Applicant: Crittenden County Fiscal Court, Project: Dam 50 Boat Dock Project, County: Crittenden, LWCF Amount: $30,000.

Applicant: Cumberland County Fiscal Court, Project: Marrowbone Park Improvement Project, County: Cumberland, LWCF Amount: $10,000.

Applicant: City of Flemingsburg, Project: Flemingsburg Reservoir Trail Expansion, County: Fleming, LWCF Amount: $49,500.

Applicant: Floyd County Fiscal Court, Project: Elk Horn Park 3-D Archery Range, County: Floyd, LWCF Amount: $15,685.

Applicant: Garrard County Fiscal Court, Project: Garrard County Jaycees Park Upgrade, County: Garrard, LWCF Amount: $33,064.

Applicant: Graves County Fiscal Court, Project: Mayfield Graves County Baseball Park Improvement, County: Graves, LWCF Amount: $22,500.

Applicant: Harlan County Fiscal Court, Project: Dale Belcher Memorial Park – Skate Park, County: Harlan, LWCF Amount: $63,460.

Applicant: City of Independence, Project: Memorial Park Basketball Court, County: Kenton, LWCF Amount: $75,000.

Applicant: City of Auburn, Project: Auburn City Park Improvements, County: Logan, LWCF Amount: $25,000.

Applicant: Magoffin County Fiscal Court, Project: Magoffin Battlefield Park Restrooms Project, County: Magoffin, LWCF Amount: $63,000.

Applicant: City of Loretto, Project: Hamilton Park Improvements Project, County: Marion, LWCF Amount: $21,065.

Applicant: City of Benton, Project: City of Benton Pool House, County: Marshall, LWCF Amount: $75,000.

Applicant: City of Edmonton, Project: Edmonton Memorial Park Improvements, County: Metcalf, LWCF Amount: $8,500.

Applicant: Perry County Fiscal Court, Project: Perry County Park & Eagles Landing & Airport Park, Enhancement Project, County: Perry, LWCF Amount: $36,612.

Applicant: Kentucky Department of Parks, Project: Lake Barkley State Resort Park Wheelchair, Accessible Trail,

County: Trigg, LWCF Amount: $11,323.

Applicant: City of Waverly, Project: Waverly City Park Improvements, County: Union, LWCF Amount: $5,326.82.

Applicant: City of Springfield, Project: Idle Hour City Park Lighting Upgrade Project, County: Washington, LWCF Amount: $75,000.

Administered by DLG, funds for this program are allocated to Kentucky by the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Only upon their approval and an executed memorandum of agreement with DLG may construction begin.

Elk Horn Park 3-D Archery Range among recipients

Staff Report

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