Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Trenton received $50,000 from Wayne County for a project at Haas Park, which would include a new shelter and playground equipment.
A project planned for Haas Park in Trenton won't continue as planned after city officials delayed the project due to lack of funding. Joann Perna, director of parks and recreation, said the initial plan to build a new shelter and playground equipment far exceeds the amount of funding available for the project. Trenton received a grant for $50,000 from Wayne County for the project, but Perna said it could cost nearly double the amount received. Trenton officials are in the process of applying for a passport grant from the Michigan Department of Natural resources in the amount of $45,000. The funds would come from donations made to the DNR when Michigan residents renew license plates for vehicles. "We're looking to maximize the dollars we …
Friday, December 21, 2012
The Trenton Baseball Association have invested over $50,000 into field renovations at various city baseball fields since 2005.
Trenton officials voted in favor of waiving the annual fee for 2013 of $3,000 for the Trenton Baseball Association Monday. Association President Rick Tanguay requested the fee be waived after citing several projects performed and paid for by the TBA dating back to 2005. Here are a list of projects paid for by the TBA and donations from various sources: For the latest Trenton and Grosse Ile news and information, "like" Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Trenton officials received four bids and plan to recommend the lowest bid be approved by city council members on Nov. 26.
Trenton officials plan to submit a bid to demolish the Haas Park Building at the next city council meeting set for 8 p.m. Nov. 26. Sign up for the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch newsletter. A bid opening was held on Nov. 13 and building department officials will recommend council members approve a bid from Lyle Trucking & Excavation Inc. of Flat Rock in the amount of $13,695. Lyle Trucking was the lowest bid. The next lowest bid was over $1,100 more than the Lyle Trucking bid. Building department officials said they have verified several references with positive comments received, according to Monday's agenda. There was no word on when demolition of the building would begin, in the event a bid is approved.
Monday, October 22, 2012
Wayne County Commissioner Joseph Palamara visited Trenton City Hall Monday to personally present grant money the the City of Trenton for Haas Park.
A recent grant to improve Haas Park in the amount of $50,000 was approved Monday by the Trenton City Council. Wayne County Commissioner Joseph Palamara visited Trenton City Hall to personally present the grant money to council. Joann Perna, director of parks and recreation, said the money would be used to buy and install new playground equipment and a picnic shelter. There was no mention of any of the funds being allocated to improve the Haas Park Building, which was slated for demolition last year. A date for demolition had not been scheduled as of Friday.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
New park amenities would replace the Haas Park Building, which was scheduled for demolition earlier this year.
Trenton council members approved a grant application to upgrade Haas Park with new playground equipment and picnic shelter at Monday night's city council meeting. City officials have applied for $50,000 through the Wayne County Park Millage Grant for improvements to the park. The new amenities would replace the community building that is no longer in use. The Haas Park Building was slated for demolition earlier this year, but the city engineer and building department have not had time to follow through with the demolition, according to City Administrator Jim Wagner. Trenton Patch erroneously reported the grant was to be used to refurbish the Haas Park Building. The building will be demolished, but an exact date has not been set. Joann …
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Here are a few things to help you get your day started right.
Good morning Trenton. Here's a rundown of what you need to know today.