Backus Security Project - Phase II

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,534
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Citizens for Backus/AB
Start Date
August 2010
End Date
February 2011
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Koochiching
Legal Citation / Subdivision
LAWS of MINNESOTA for 2009 Ch. 172, Art. 1, Subd. 4 (b), Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants
Appropriation Language

(b) Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants. (i) $2,250,000 in 2010 and $4,500,000 in 2011 are appropriated for history programs and projects operated or conducted by or through local, county, regional or other historical or cultural organizations; or for activities to preserve significant historic and cultural resources. Funds are to be distributed through a competitive grants process. The Minnesota Historical Society shall administer these funds using established grants mechanisms, and with assistance from the advisory committee created herein.

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,534
Project Overview

To improve security of a National Register building by adding eleven cameras to the security system.

Citizens for Backus/AB added eleven cameras to a basic five camera security system, replaced locks and updated the electronic entry of the historic E.W. Backus Jr. High School, now known as the Backus Community Center in International Falls.

Project Details
To improve security of a National Register building by adding eleven cameras to the security system.
Project Manager
Salutation
Mr.
First Name
Ward
Last Name
Merrill
Street Address
900 Fifth St.
City
International Falls
State
MN
Zip Code
56649