As the sun beams down on open fields, birds fly through a clear blue sky and people mingle and talk. An afternoon of picnicking and sports is about to begin in the Williamstown Community Park. While days like this do occur, the Williamstown Township Parks and Recreation Committee is in the process of applying for a grant so community events can happen more often.
The committee is in the process of applying for a grant through the Michigan Department of Natural Resources that will help to update and improve the quality of the Williamstown Community Park.The grant would be funded through the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. It is dependent on the township finalizing their state-mandated Master Plan.“This is a big deal for the committee because we have been trying to get funding for the park and this is [our] last suggestion,” said Jerry Fulcher, chair of the Parks and Recreation Committee. Continue reading Williamstown Twp. seeks grant to improve park
The DeWitt City Council discussed how it should participate in the Clinton County Economic Alliance at its Jan. 22 meeting.
The economic future of Michigan has been a very hot topic the last several years, especially as big three auto company factory closings have decreased manufacturing jobs in the state. Small cities built around these factories have been particularly hard-hit, and have had a hard time attracting businesses to replace the lost jobs.
Continue reading DeWitt City Council discusses Clinton County Economic Alliance
Two new projects were announced at January’s Williamston City Council meeting aimed at improving downtown Williamston.
The council agreed to start construction of a band shell in McCormick Park and to request a quote of the cost of renovating the Middle Street parking lot.
Continue reading Williamston approves band shell, ponders Middle Street lot
The proposed 2008 budget for Williamstown Township was approved by the township board at their Jan. 22 meeting, but is still in the process of being finalized.
The budget is still open to change and will be available to the public for input before it is finalized in March.
Continue reading Williamstown Township approves proposed 2008 budget