P.E.I. government launches new program to fund beach infrastructure upgrades
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CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — P.E.I. is launching a brand new seaside funding program to reinforce individuals’s expertise of seashores alongside the Island.
The Seashore Infrastructure Program provides as much as $5,000 in funding to organizations seeking to improve public seaside infrastructure.
Funding is eligible for the acquisition/building of waste sorting stations, waste elimination prices, transportable washroom leases, building of everlasting washrooms and seaside entry enhancements, reminiscent of boardwalks, steps, seaside wheelchairs and extra.
Funds are additionally accessible for labour to undertake maintenance-related points, signage, like welcome and no littering indicators, in addition to security gear, reminiscent of life rings and extra tasks to reinforce the seaside person expertise.
Financial Progress, Tourism and Tradition Minister Bloyce Thompson mentioned P.E.I. is lucky to have such lovely seashores.
“It’s essential that they’re maintained to make sure each Islanders and guests have a optimistic expertise and an gratifying time on the seaside,” mentioned Thompson.