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Splash pad finally moving forward

Moorcroft has received grant funds in the amount of $484,000 from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) for the construction of the long-anticipated splash pad and the council is now looking at the next step.

The grant is a 50/50 deal so, when the council approved applying for funding, they also approved using a portion of the Specific Purpose Tax endowment for the town’s percentage.

Acknowledging the years townspeople have been waiting for this water feature, according to Clerk/Treasurer Cheryl Schneider, the path the application had to take was long and winding with stops along the way...