Seibel Center asking county’s permission to apply for grant

Published 7:13 am Monday, February 7, 2011

The Seibel Visitation Center recently lost a federal grant that account for a large amount of its program costs. At Tuesday’s county board meeting, Director Heather Steinkamp will ask permission to apply for grants to reinstate that funding.

“It’s a huge amount of money,” Oscarson said of the grant the center lost.

Oscarson said the funds accounted for a significant portion of the center’s budget.

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The county board meets starting at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in the county board room.

The board will also continue a public hearing to update the Cedar River Watershed District’s 10-year plan.