Forest Countyís Off-Road Vehicle Park Oversight Committee, along with members of the Forestry Committee, called a meeting Monday to consider working with WORVPI (Wisconsin Off-Road Vehicle Park Inc.) in determining whether the off-road project would fit eligibility requirements for state grants.
WORVPI President John Schnorr and Chuck Brys of the Small Business Development Center gave a presentation on the benefits of the 10,293-acre park, reiterating that the park could conceivably make about $2 million in profits in the first three years, based on conservative estimates.
Talk then turned to the projectís funding mechanisms.
As revealed previously in a presentation to the County Board, WORVPI planned for approximately half of the project to be funded by state grants, most notably the Knowles-Nelson State Stewardship grants. Source.... http://www.florence-forestnews.com/85905/2191/committees-to-look-into-viability-of-proposed-grants-for-ohv-park