Glenn County Awarded $4.4M for Parks Accessibility and Beautification Project
The Clean California Local Grant Program managed by The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) funds a wide range of community enhancements, such as litter abatement, landscaping and art installations, greening, and community identification projects. Caltrans received 329 applications that sought $758,485,147 in grant funds. 105 projects, or approximately 30% of the received applications, totaling $295,993,146 in requested grant funds were awarded.
The Glenn County Facilities Department worked hard to develop a successful application in an extremely competitive grant program, within a very short time frame. The support of the Board of Supervisors and County Administrative Officer made the award of funding possible. The total award for Glenn County was $4,480,790 for improvements at three locations. The application focused on three parks located in Glenn County which include, Willows Memorial Park, Orland Memorial Park and Walker Creek Park. Below is a description of improvements at each location: