Roscommon – Township Supervisor Bill Curnalia of Higgins Township received a $2,025 façade grant from the Roscommon Downtown Development Authority (DDA) for a new covered roadside sign at 700 South Fifth Street. Pictured with Curnalia are Village Manager and DDA CEO Ron Alden, Township Treasurer Cheryl Sullivan, DDA President Thomas O’Brien, Township Clerk Margaret Bargula, Curnalia and DDA Treasurer Andrea Weiss. The DDA partners with downtown property owners in order to enhance the downtown area. Matching funds are available for commercial façade improvements with a reimbursement of 50% up to $5,000 for an approved storefront renovation. This year the DDA has budgeted $30,000 for the façade grant program. Applications are available at the Village of Roscommon offices or by visiting www.roscommondda.com.
- Photo courtesy of Tom O’Brien