Friday, April 25, 2014

Missouri Trails Advisory Board Meeting April 26

 The Missouri Trails Advisory Board will meet Saturday, April 26, to discuss grant applications for the federal Recreational Trails Program. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at 1659 East Elm St. in Jefferson City.

The board will review and make funding recommendations for 28 Recreational Trails Program grant applications for the federal Fiscal Year 2014 funding. Funding recommendations to the Department of Natural Resources and the Federal Highway Administration are based on the application’s suitability under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) and other federal guidelines.

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.