The county Board of Commissioners approved a $5 million allocation from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act last week to fund the program. An additional $3.1 million comes from the federal community development block grants.
Veterans, politicians, kids’ groups, and decorated horses were among those who marched along Maple and Park Streets with a grand finale of police and fire vehicles.
Site work will once again commence this week. Portions of each park will be closed during construction for safety purposes.
“It was particularly important in these times to be able to proactively support these groups and provide general operating support so that organizations can allocate resources the way they see fit.