Town of Richey Awarded $60,000 in MCEP Planning Grants
The Town of Richey has been awarded $60,000 in Montana Coal Endowment Program (MCEP) planning grants!
A grant for $40,000 will be used to complete a wastewater/sewer Preliminary Engineering Report (PER). Similar to the PERs created for the ongoing water main replacement project, this report will help identify and lay the groundwork for future improvements to the Town's sewer and lagoon infrastructure.
A second grant for $20,000 will be used to update the Town's Capital Improvements Plan (CIP), which was last revised in 2015. A CIP not only assists the Town in planning and budgeting for needed capital purchases (for example, equipment replacement, road and street repair, updates to Town buildings, etc.), but--along with the recently adopted Growth Policy--it will also help the Town to score more highly when applying for competitive infrastructure grants.