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Friday, January 18, 2019

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Clean Ohio Funds Available

District 13 Natural Resource Assistance Council (NRAC) announces the application period is now open for Round 12 of Clean Ohio Green Space Conservation Funding. Approximately $5,573,276 is available to local communities and non-profit organizations to preserve natural areas, protect streams, and create outdoor recreational opportunities. Applications for Green Space improvements under the Clean Ohio Round 12 program will be accepted July 12, 2017, through January 25, 2018. District 13 is comprised of Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Logan, Mercer, Putnam, Shelby and Van Wert Counties. Applications for Green Space Conservation funds may be requested through the Ohio Public Works Commission, 65 E. State St., Suite 312, Columbus, OH 43215, phone (614) 466-0880, can be downloaded off the internet at, or can be obtained through County NRAC Representatives (see below). Applications can be submitted to Chairman Howard Elstro, 50 Town Square, Lima, OH 45801- 4900. District 13 NRAC requires twelve (12) copies of the application to be submitted. District 13 Natural Resource Assistance Council is comprised of eleven representatives of the eight county districts. Current members include: Howard Elstro District 13 Integrating Committee Dave Bassett Bassett Associates Tim Brugeman Hancock Blanchard River Watershed Partnership Kristofer Myers Logan Bellefontaine Joint Rec. Dist. Kent Hinton Mercer Mercer County Sanitary Dir. Richard Millhouse Shelby Shelby Co. Parks Dist. Clarence Oberlitner Van Wert V.W. Soil & Water Thom Mazur Regional Planning Comm. Kevin Haver Allen Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park Dist. Brice Schmitmeyer Auglaize Access Engineering Solutions Jeff Giesige Putnam Putnam Soil & Water Applications and copies of the District 13 scoring methodology are posted and can be downloaded at the Ohio Public Works Commission website, J. Howard Elstro District 13 Chairman (419) 221-5288 or (419) 998-5536