Rising Sun grant writer Bryce Kendrick gave his quarterly report recently which include $40,000 in a Rising Sun Regional Foundation Grant for a new backhoe for the street department.
Other grants being addressed include assisting the park department in purchasing mulch for the Shiner Park Playground. A grant for the city firewall along with assisting the Rising Sun Municipal utilities with a sewer line grant and dissolved Oxygen Sensor Grant.
Rising Sun is working on a Counseling Grant in conjunction with East Central, LAwrenceburg and South Dearborn schools plus their respective cities and counties.
There has been discussion of a feasibility study for a walking and hiking trail from Rising Sun to Aurora.
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