PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
BLACKMAN CHARTER TOWNSHIP AND JACKSON COUNTY PARKS is seeking public input for park and recreation plans in preparation to apply for 2020 Natural Resource Trust Fund Grants.
DATE: Wednesday, February 26th TIME: 6 pm Start
LOCATION: Blackman Charter Township Hall, 1990 W. Parnall Road, Jackson, Michigan, 49201, LOWER LEVEL
The Blackman Parks and Recreation Committee will review its Plans for TWO 2020 Natural Resource Trust Fund Development Grants.
The FIRST, for the development of access to the Grand River from property located on Canary Lane in the Township for canoe / kayak launch site on the Grand River Water Trail.
The SECOND, for the development of a Fitness / Walking Trail at Rod Mills Park.
The Township will also provide an update on the approved Grant from the 2019 Michigan Natural Resource Trust Fund for the Rod Mills Park Playground Expansion project.
Questions or comments should be directed to Phil Preston, Parks & Rec Chairperson at 517-990-8226, or via email to [email protected]. Comments should be received no later than March 1, 2020.
Jackson County Parks will review its plans for TWO 2020 Michigan Natural Resource Trust Fund Grants. The FIRST, a development grant for Jackson County, the Mike Levine Lakelands Trail State Park extension project for the development of a shared-use path proposed to extend the Mike Levine-Lakelands Trail south to the City of Jackson Arts Walk Trail through Blackman Township. The trail will run along the north side of Parnall Road, the East side of Lansing Avenue, and along Consumers Energy properties located north and south of I-94.
The SECOND Grant is an acquisition grant for the purchase of the McCabe Trust property at the confluence of the Grand and Portage Rivers.
Any questions or comments regarding the Jackson County Parks applications should be directed to Kyle Lewis, Parks Manager, at 517-788-4320 or [email protected]. Comments should be received no later than March 1,2020.
Input from the public will be used by the Blackman Parks and Recreation Committee, and Jackson County Parks to make recommendations to the Blackman Charter Township Board, and the Jackson County Commissioners respectively, at their March Board meetings.