Three North Dakota cities earn AARP grants
Three North Dakota cities have been named the recipients of the 2019 Community Challenge Grants from AARP.
West Fargo, Jamestown, and Forman were awarded nearly $16,000 between the three cities to fund "quick action" projects to help the communities make improvements to support residents of all ages.
West Fargo received the most money, being awarded $10,900 to install games in the new plaza along Sheyenne Street.
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department was awarded $3,000 to fund a pop-up demonstration bike path to gauge public support for a new path.
And Forman will be receiving $1,700 to create a public green space on a vacant lot in the City's Main Street.
This is the third year for the program and there were a total of 1,661 applications filed and nearly $1.6 million distributed.