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R.M. of Britannia, Turtleford receiving municipal infrastructure funding

The Saskatchewan Government continues to roll out infrastructure funding with the R.M. of Britannia, Turtleford and Unity being the latest recipients.

The R.M. of Britannia request for just over $309,000 to chip seal roads in the municipality was accepted through the province’s Municipal Economic Enhancement Program.

The Town of Turtleford also received over $71,000 to repave Main Street and Unity requested over $369,000 to fund renovations in the community centre.

This past round of applications saw $22 million go out to fund 618 projects across the province.

A total of 1,359 projects have been approved since the program has been announced, worth $149 million. The cities of Lloydminster and North Battleford have both been approved their projects.

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MEEP funding is part of $7.5 billion, two-year capital plan to stimulate local economies post-COVID-19 and create new jobs for residents. All money provided to municipalities must be used by March 31, 2022.

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