Southland municipalities among environmental and safety grant winners
Police radar trailer
ComEd recently announced the recipients of its two grant programs: the ComEd-Openlands Green Region program and the ComEd-National Safety Council (NSC) Community Safety program. Please click here for the full story.
Green Region Grant Recipients Now in its third year, Green Region received 96 applications for its program that awards grants to municipalities for efforts to plan for, protect and improve open land in ComEd’s service territory. The following winners were among those selected: Additional information on the Green Region program can be found at Openlands’ Green Region web site.
Homewood-Flossmoor Park District: Wetlands Restoration at Iron Oaks
Midlothian: Midlothian Village Greenway Project
ComEd-NSC Community Safety Grant Recipients Recognizing that safe communities are crucial to the quality of our lives, ComEd partnered with the NSC to provide funding for safety-related expenditures, ranging from equipment such as generators and bullet-proof vests to public-awareness campaigns. The ComEd-NSC Community Safety Program launched this year to a huge response, with 116 applications. The following are among those selected.
Village of Lansing Police Department: Radar trailer and related data collection and analysis software (This story is reported here in the Times)