Mesa County Federal Mineral Lease District Approves 2020 Budget; Final Payment to Mesa County Jail Expansion Project and $100,000 Investment in Permanent Fund

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Mesa County Federal Mineral Lease District Approves 2020 Budget; Final Payment to Mesa County Jail Expansion Project and $100,000 Investment in Permanent Fund

GRAND JUNCTION, CO – The Mesa County Federal Mineral Lease District (MCFMLD) Board of Directors voted and approved the proposed 2020 budget on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.

The MCFMLD received their distribution from the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) in the amount of $925,023. This is an increase over last year’s distributed amount of $737,322.

The board approved the final payment to the Mesa County Jail Expansion Project of $324,000 and a $100,000 investment into the permanent fund. The remaining funds will be distributed through the two 2020 grant cycles, the first one opening on February 1, 2020.

The estimated amount for grant cycles is $200,000 for the spring cycle, and $200,000 for the fall.

The 2020 spring grant cycle will open on February 1, 2020. The next public board meeting will take place on November 20, 2019 at Home Loan State Bank Community Room at 2pm.

For more information, or to review the approved 2020 budget for the district, please visit our website at www.mesafml.org. You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter for up-to-date information regarding meetings and grant project progress.

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Mesa County Federal Mineral Lease District (MCFMLD) was established in 2011. The MCFMLD serves a mission to enhance positive social and economic impact in Mesa County from the development, processing and energy conversion of fuels and minerals leased under the Federal “Mineral Lands Leasing Act” through strategic grants, partnerships and leadership. Since 2011, MCFMLD has awarded over $7.9 million to local entities in Mesa County. For more information, or to join in the conversation, please visit our website at www.mesaFML.org. Join us on social media, using hashtags #MesaFMLD or #MCFLMD, on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MCFMLD or twitter at www.twitter.com/MesaFMLD.




News Story Links:

The Business Times – Mineral Lease District to Award $400,000 in Grants
https://thebusinesstimes.com/mineral-lease-district-to-award-400000-in-grants/

KKCO 11 News – FML District Approves 2020 Budget
https://www.nbc11news.com/content/news/564062021.html?fbclid=IwAR29yLxFn02PHaKUo-vqpdgOJUh_TNnpnCHf6m4hjSAj4C6iBkHhLlbkHO0

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