Albion River Trail receives funding under bill approved in committee

first_img03Mar Albion River Trail receives funding under bill approved in committee The City of Albion could receive $294,000 for the Albion River Trail Expansion Project under a bill approved today in a state House committee, state Rep. John Bizon announced.The Committee on Appropriations today approved House Bill 5377, which includes the funding to Albion for the Albion River Trail Expansion Project.“I am excited to see some much-needed resources go to the City of Albion for a very important project,” said Rep. Bizon, R-Battle Creek. “I am very proud that the state is investing in Albion.”HB 5377 is sponsored by Rep. Jon Bumstead, R-Newaygo, and is part of a large project to connect trails across Michigan.The expansion project, including the Albion River Trail, will create a hub for several regional trail networks, including the Iron Belle Trail, the Great Lake-to-Lake Trail and the North Country Trail.The Albion portion of the trail could be ready for public use by the end of 2016.HB 5377 now goes to the House floor for consideration.##### Tags: Albion River Trail, REp. Bizon center_img Categories: Bizon News,Featured news,Newslast_img

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