$149 Million Announced in State Funding for 342 Wisconsin Improvement Projects
According to a press release from Governor Tony Evers, he recently announced that approximately $149 million in state funding for 342 local improvement projects will be completed across Wisconsin over the next five years. The City of Burlington will receive $1,158,000, the City of Beloit will receive $550,000, the City of Elkhorn will receive $2,240,000, and the City of Janesville will receive $3,940,000. Projects are state funded under the 2021-23 biennial budget and are in addition to federal funding made available through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Projects are selected based upon recommendations by the statewide discretionary improvement committees, who are nominated by the Wisconsin Towns Association and the League of Wisconsin Municipalities. The county (CHID and CHIS) projects are determined by the Wisconsin County Highway Association district committees.