City approves grant application for skate park
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The Havre City Council Monday night authorized Bear Paw Development Corp. to apply for a grant to help pay the cost of building a skateboard park in Havre.
The grant is for $24,900.
There are two catches, according to Paul Tuss, Bear Paw's executive director. The funds must be matched by the city dollar for dollar and the council must designate a location by July 1, the deadline for Tuss to apply for the grant.
"This grant is very competitive," Tuss said. "It's one of the only sources of grant money that can be used for outdoor recreation purposes. And Montana has only $500,000 in its pot f...