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State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) today announced the Ohio Controlling Board has authorized the use of $102,160 for construction of local, Northeast Ohio park projects through the Local Parks Project Statewide NatureWorks grant program.
 
Huron County:

  • $13,374 for the Village of New London Parks and Recreation for the construction of a new playground to replace the existing wood playground structure at Reservoir Park and Campground
  • $15,527 for the City of Norwalk to create a new accessible gazebo and to replace the existing drinking fountain at Stoutenberg Park

Lorain County:

  • $53,190 for the Village of Grafton to create a new parking lot at North Park
  • $20, 069 for Elyria Township to construct and educational pavilion by the Rowland Nature Preserve

 “Our local park systems are important parts of our community,” said Manning. “Parks are good for our kids and families, promote healthy, active lives, and make our neighborhoods more beautiful, all of which contribute to attracting more people and businesses to our area and building our economy.” 

 
 
 
  
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