NewsMinden Hills plans to invest provincial dollars in its downtown core SHARE ON: Kenny Trenton, contributor, Wednesday, Apr. 11th, 2018 Minden Hills township office. December 15, 2017. (Photo taken by Kenny Trenton, MyHaliburtonNow.com staff)Minden Hills wants to make its downtown core more appealing to residents and visitors. Council learned last month the township will be receiving nearly $2,000 more from a provincial fund than it expected. The over $43,000 going to Minden comes from the Main Street Revitalization Initiative, which is from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.Mayor Brent Devolin says he considers a large area as part of downtown Minden. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/BD-1-1.mp3Devolin also says part of the criteria of the funding is that it needs to be invested in a township’s downtown area. According to the funding’s criteria, the dollars can go towards marking initiatives, signage, streetscaping, and landscaping just to name a few.He adds there will be policies in place on how to make downtown Minden shine. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/BD-2-1.mp3Devolin also says this is the start of what he calls an exciting process for the township.