**MEDIA ADVISORY** Stamas to help present check to Standish for water and sewer improvements

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jim Stamas and Rep. Jason Wentworth will help present a check to the city of Standish to help provide families and businesses relief from significant water rate increases resulting from the 2009 closure of Standish Maximum Correctional Facility.

Who:
Sen. Jim Stamas, R-Midland;
Rep. Jason Wentworth, R-Clare;
Michigan Economic Development Corporation representatives; and
City of Standish officials.

What:
The presentation of a check to the city of Standish for water and sewer system improvements.

When:
Monday, Nov. 27 at 10 a.m.

Where:
Standish City Hall
399 East Beaver St.
Standish, MI

Brief:
Stamas and Wentworth have been working with local officials to find a way to help offset the cost to the city residents of the 2009 prison closure.

As part of that effort, Stamas was able to secure $1.7 million in the current state budget to help Standish with water and sewer system improvements.

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