Saturday, March 16, 2013

Missouri Trails Advisory Board Will Meet March 23rd

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The Missouri Trails Advisory Board will meet Saturday, March 23, to discuss grants for the federal Recreational Trails Program. The board will review nineteen 2013 Recreational Trails Program grant applications for the federal Fiscal Year 2013 grant funding. The board will make funding recommendations to the Department of Natural Resources and the Federal Highway Administration based on the application’s suitability under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) and other federal guidelines. The board will also discuss the status of the Recreational Trails Program funding.

The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Missouri State Parks office, 1659 East Elm St., Jefferson City.

The Recreational Trails Program is a federally funded grant program for trail-related construction, maintenance, restoration and development. In Missouri, Recreational Trails Program funds are administered by the Department of Natural Resources in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration. For more information on the Recreational Trails Program call 573-751-3442.