Mission, BC—The City of Mission is pleased to announce it will receive $8.839 million from the Growing Communities Fund to be used to build community infrastructure, the Province announced this morning.

“These funds couldn’t come at a more important time in Mission’s history,” said Mayor Paul Horn. “We have an extremely solid planning base for the City and that will allow us to use these dollars in a way that best provides for a secure and liveable future for Mission.”

The one-time funding can be used for capital infrastructure. Council will determine how the to allocate the funding during an upcoming capital planning meeting.

“Council recognizes that there are many ways we could spend this money, but our ambition will be to use them in alignment with our strategic planning,” said Horn.

The City of Mission is grateful to receive this funding.

“We appreciate this bold investment from the province, and the demonstration of faith in the decision-making of local governments,” said Horn. “We will use these funds wisely, and I believe we might further leverage investments from other sectors and partners.”

Read the full release from the Province.




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City of Mission
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