Conservation board sets next steps for University 40 project

Members of the Calhoun County Conservation Board, along with Lohrville residents, Conservation Department employees and the Board of Supervisors tried to move from their high-level master plan for University 40 Park to a more specific action plan Friday morning.

About two dozen people attended a meeting at the Lohrville EMS building to listen to architect Mike Bell talk about the master plan and a $100,000 Wellmark grant the project recently received. Then, meeting attendees dove into the details.

First, they decided, the county needed to identify an engineer to oversee the project and to design the construction plan for areas such as the recreational vehicle parking, the new parking lot and the larger bathrooms.

Bell asked if the county engineer could help with that design.

Read more in the July 12 edition.