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Snowmobile Grants - 07/22/2014


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Public Comment Sought for 2014/2015 Montana Snowmobile Program Grant Applications

(Helena, MT) –Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on funding for 2014/2015 Montana Snowmobile Program grant applications. These funds support snowmobile organizations statewide for grooming, equipment, safety education, and maintenance needs. This year, the Montana Snowmobile program received 27 grant applications and all are recommended to be funded, at some level. The Montana Snowmobile Program grant funding is administered by Montana State Parks and allocated with review and recommendations by the citizen Snowmobile Advisory Committee. The program is funded with a percentage of the state gas tax paid by snowmobile users and snowmobile registration fees, and is completely separate from Montana State Parks funding sources and revenues. Approximately $390,000 in grooming grant funding is available for the 2014/2015 winter season, snowmobile organization requests were more than $500,000. A list of the proposed 2014-2015 snowmobile grant applicants and recommended funding levels is available online at http://stateparks.mt.gov/recreation/snowmobileGrants.html. Public comments are due by Sunday, August 10.


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Contact Information

Seth McArthur Montana Snowmobile Program Manager, Montana State Parks (406) 444-3753 smcarthur@mt.gov

Public Comment

The public comment period for this public notice ended on Sunday, August 10, 2014.

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