Hartland Township received a $25,000 grant from Enbridge Energy for future development of two Township-owned parks: Hartland Heritage Park and Settlers Park. The Township applied for the grant in December 2013 and received confirmation of the award in January 2014.
“We are grateful to Enbridge for awarding the Township this grant. A key component of the Township’s recently approved strategic plan is a master plan for both of these parks,” says Township Supervisor Bill Fountain. “As we move forward in creating a roadmap for development, opportunities such as this Enbridge grant will allow the Township to transition from planning to delivery more quickly.”
Both Hartland Heritage Park and Settlers Park debuted in 2013 to a warm reception from the community. Hartland Heritage Park, located on M59 west of Fenton Road, has multiple football, soccer and lacrosse fields and is maintained in partnership with Hartland Area Youth Athletic Association (HAYAA) and the Hartland Community Soccer Association. Settlers Park, located behind Township Hall, features a one-mile walking path.
“At Enbridge, we take our responsibility to the environment seriously, and recognize that the way we treat our planet is our natural legacy,” explains Enbridge Community Relations Senior Advisor Jason Manshum. “We are happy to provide Hartland Township with this grant to help foster a deeper appreciation of the environment and enhance the experiences of residents and visitors to this community.”