The BC Government says there has been strong response to the first intake of the $75 Million BC Rural Dividend.
Mayor of Williams Lake Walt Cobb, says the City has put in at least 3 applications.
“And I can’t remember exactly what they were, but I know one was for the tennis court which is being fixed/repaired right now and it should be finished before the end of the week-before Stampede anyways so subject to weather conditions, they’re waiting to pave here as soon as they can.”
Decisions on project development funding for $10,000 each will be announced early next month, with single applicants up to $100,000 and partnerships up to $500,000 in September.
180 applications were received from throughout the province.
The province says a second application intake will run from October 3rd to 31st.