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Los Fresnos CDC approves $5,000 for July 4th celebration

An alley located between Sixth and Seventh Street in Los Fresnos will soon be upgraded after the Los Fresnos Community Development Corp. recently approved funding to do so. Photo: Tony Vindell / LFN

By TONY VINDELL
LFN

LOS FRESNOS – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, area residents will be treated to a fireworks display to commemorate the Fourth of July.

The Los Fresnos Community Development Corp. approved allocating $5,000 to buy the pyrotechnics during its last regular meeting held June 1.

The celebration will be held Friday, July 3 at the city’s Memorial Park.
The CDC approved the same amount of money it has been allocating for the last four or five years.

In addition, the board also approved to invest $13,700 to complete paving a section of an alley between Sixth and Seventh Street.

Los Fresnos City Manager Mark Milum said the CDC has the funds for the project and recommended to upgrade the alley that is used by residents living nearby.

The city council also approved upgrading the alley during its Tuesday, June 9, meeting.

In other business, the CDC board approved contributing $1,450 and $1,125 for two business signs.

Repair Squad and la Pale Frozen Fruit Bar each applied for a grant for the signs set to cost $2,900 and $2,250.

The money the CDC approved is in accordance with its policy to allocate 50 percent of the cost.

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