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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Rep. Poliquin Announces $100,000 Grant for Aroostook County Infrastructure Development and Other Initiatives

November 7, 2017
Press Release
The grant will help local communities carry out a range of development projects in Aroostook County

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) announced a $100,000 grant awarded to Aroostook County to support a number of different rural development initiatives including public infrastructure development.


Congressman Poliquin said, “Our communities succeed when they have the tools to grow. I’m very pleased this important support will go toward enhancing our infrastructure in the County and helping our communities most effectively carry out critical development projects.”


The grant, which is administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), will be used to provide training and technical assistance through a series of seminars for town administrators, city managers, boards of selectpersons and other municipal officials and staff in Aroostook County which are focused on building the local capacity to carry out projects like housing rehabilitation, community and economic development, and public infrastructure development. The federal grant will provide for $100,000 of the total cost of the project of $200,000.


Click HERE for additional information on the USDA grant.