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AIC Highlights Noteworthy City Clips

Wednesday, July 6, 2016  
Posted by: Gay Dawn Oyler
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Check out noteworthy things done and honors received by cities around Idaho as they work to create quality cities.


The American Falls annual Spring Birding Festival was a great success with a 100 percent increase in attendance and the identification of over 50 species of birds over the course of the day. The fall event is already being planned.


Seventy-three teams competed in the American Falls annual Bow Fishing Tournament.


Northwest Farm Credit Services recently awarded the American Falls District Library a $1,000 Northwest FCS Rural Community Grant.


The Donnelly City Council approved a 37-unit apartment complex designed for lower-income families. The Northwest Passage Apartments will be built on land along Idaho 55 on the north end of Donnelly. The first apartments should be ready for occupancy by March 2017.


The City of Ketchum received a $10,000 grant from the Idaho Water Resource Board to conserve groundwater from city wells by upgrading irrigation systems in four city parks. The City will provide matching funds of $20,000.


The City of Ketchum recently donated used computer equipment—several computers, monitors, printers and speakers—to people in need and local nonprofits.


The Malad City Council recently approved the Kenneth W. and Tracy J. Ward Estates subdivision.


The City of McCall is inviting public comment through4 an online survey to help planners set a direction for future planning in transportation, workforce, housing and other important topics.


The City of Potlatch received a 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) grant for $168,638, which is renewable for up to five years, for the Potlatch Landing After-School Program.


The City of Potlatch received a $379,000 ITD Community Choices for Idaho Sidewalk grant, which allowed the City to install new sidewalks and refurbish two blocks of Sidewalks. The grant funded the infrastructure project with $42,000 for design/project development and $337,000 for construction. The project is scheduled to be complete by August 31, 2016.


The Idaho Parks and Recreation RV Fund awarded a $55,740 grant to the City of Potlatch, funding the installation of a drainage system and irrigation system in the city’s Scenic 6 Park and allowing the City to paint the bathroom/shower room in the Scenic 6 RV Park.


The City of Potlatch received a $20,000 grant from the Idaho Parks & Recreation Trail Grant Program to renovate and restore the existing 0.8 mile walking path around Scenic 6 Park.

If your city has done something noteworthy or received an honor and you would like it listed in City Clips, send the information to GayDawn by e-mail or fax 344-8677.

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