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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Kane, McHenry communities receive more than $2 million in Build Illinois funds

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By Tom Lawrence | Feb 3, 2020

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Illinois state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee)

Several Northeastern Illinois municipalities throughout Kane and McHenry counties will receive more than $2 million in grants from the Build Illinois Bond Fund.

Illinois state Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) announced the funds for communities in his 66th District The money is intended for use in obtaining open space and developing parks.

Kane County and the Village of Huntley will each receive $400,000 from the bond fund, overseen by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR). The money is to be used for general infrastructure improvements. The Village of Algonquin also will get $400,000, with those dollars earmarked for the Stoneybrook Park Development Project.

The Dundee Township Park District will receive $368,000 for Hickory Hills Park, Crystal Lake will get $300,000 dedicated for water infrastructure, and West Dundee will receive $75,000 for the same purpose. Carpentersville will get $150,000, Gilberts will receive $75,000 and Sleepy Hollow and East Dundee are both slated to receive $50,000, all to be used for general infrastructure.

“Congratulations to the recipients of the IDNR grants for local park projects as they are an integral part of our communities,” Skillicorn said. “I look forward to the completion of the Build Illinois projects as well, which sustain our infrastructure for all constituents.”

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