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City to return grant for recreation project



ATLANTIC (AP)--Atlantic Mayor John Krogman says failure to complete a project on the city's north side will force it to return a $100,000 Vision Iowa Grant.

The money was for the Schildberg Quarry Recreation Area . Officials with Vision Iowa denied the city's fifth, requested extension to complete the project. Krogman says while a lot of work has been done on the project so far, not everything was done to the specifications spelled out in the contract with Vision Iowa.

Officials with Vision Iowa told the Atlantic officials they could not ask for any further extensions in meeting the terms of the contract. They demanded the money back because Atlantic could not commit funds toward the project.

Atlantic's initial proposal to Iowa Vision, called for bathrooms, showers, shelter, recreational vehicle parking, primitive campsites and boat ramps.



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