2016 Capital Improvement Grants Awarded

Cass County Commissioners Approve 2016 Capital Improvement Grants
April 19, 2016

Alvo Volunteer Fire Department – $11,250 
LED Welcome Sign

Bess Streeter Aldrich Foundation – Elmwood – $4,250
Replace front steps and porch for visitor entrance and safety

Cass County Historical Society – $8,450
Repair and Restoration of the historic attraction Joseph and Mary Cook  Log Cabin at 3rd and Main – Plattsmouth

City of Plattsmouth  – $25,000
Plattsmouth Gateways and Wayfinding Signage

Eagle Vision – $15,000
Eagle Monument / Welcome Sign

The Lofte Community Theatre – Manley – $3,769
Replace and repair front entry for visitor safety and aesthetics

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission – $40,500
Jenny Newman Lake enhancements at Platte River State Park.  Educational project and angler improvements that include trails and  structures. Part of “Venture Park” Project

Plattsmouth Main Street Association – $5,000
Bourmont 1714 Historical Marker commemorating the first Europeans to reach Nebraska and the Platte River – Main & Schilling Road

Lee G. Simmons Conservation & Wildlife Park – $25,000
Prairie Dog Town- Educational structure for visitors on the importance of the black-tailed prairie dogs to the Nebraska Plains eco-system.

Union United – $14,198
Upgrade village ballfield lights and scoreboard for longevity of tournament and visitor participation activities

Village of Manley – $5,262
Village Community Signage and Parking Lot Pavement project

YMCA Camp Kitaki – $40,000
Earth Shelter Trip Outpost, expanding 26 bed program focusing education on ancient, modern and eco-friendly building techniques while engaging  the imagination of earth type dwellings.

TOTAL:  $197,679