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Williston Star Fund allocates $102,000 to five projects

WILLISTON – The Williston City Commission has awarded up to $102,000 in STAR Fund incentives to five projects at its June 23 meeting.
The STAR Fund offers a variety of incentive programs including Child Care Renewal, Mini Match, Community Enhancement, Community Build/Growth, C4 Façade Incentive Program, C4 Technical Assistance Incentive Program and Flex PACE. The commission approved one Flex PACE project and three Community Build/Growth endeavors.
The following projects and programs received STAR Fund allocations at the June 23 meeting:
– Chatter Pediatric Walk-in Clinic: Up to $25,000 from the Flex PACE Interest Buydown program to build the area’s first pediatric healthcare facility in Williston. The clinic will offer urgent care services for children as well as sports physicals, vaccines/immunizations, preventative care, lab testing and specialist referrals.
– Eco Park Landfill: Up to $20,000 from the Flex PACE Interest Buydown program to build a construction waste landfill. The landfill will accept construction and demolition waste.
– Opportunity Foundation: Up to $32,000 from the Flex PACE Interest Buydown program to add additional office space and a board room to their current location. The firm provides services for adults with disabilities.
– ProSafe Pest Control: Up to $15,000 from the Flex PACE Interest Buydown program to purchase the existing business. ProSafe provides rodent control, insect control, grain fumigation, lawn weed and feed, mowing and snow removal.
– Williston Convention and Visitors Center: Up to $10,000 in matching funds from the Community Build/Growth STAR Fund program to purchase a portable mini golf course to be used at events and activities.
The Williston STAR Fund is administered by a seven-member board.