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USDA Rural Development Funding Approved For Princeton, Grant City

The USDA’s Rural Development Acting Director D Clark Thomas has announced investments of $1.1 million dollars has been approved for 9 projects in Missouri intended to improve essential community services and infrastructure.

The Princeton School District has been approved approved for $14,300 to help with a purchase of a passenger vehicle that will be used to transport smaller groups to events, to deliver meals, for the delivery of schoolwork for students with no internet access, and to transport teachers to professional development training.

A $75,000 grant will go to the City of Grant City to purchase a new dump truck and backhoe that will replace current vehicles and implements that are ending their useful lives. Both the dump truck and backhoe will be used to haul rocks, haul salt, plow snow, clear ditches, and work with all city departments, and provide community services to Grant City residents.

The funding package announced included $222 million to support infrastructure in 44 states.

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