03-13-2017 Meeting Minutes

Starke County Park Board

March 13, 2018

Starke County Community Foundation – Jay Albright and Sarah Origer

              $15,000 to the Starke County Forest from the Hardesty Fund

              $5,000 to Bass Lake Beach from a community grant

              Sarah Origer presented the checks

Forest Update – Money received. No plan for construction yet due to the highway department being busy with weather concerns.

Bass Lake Beach and Campground – Tabitha Dillner presented. She’s working on a proposal – very negotiable due to the needs of Callahan. A second proposal has also been received. Rick Anderson asked about condemning the building. Roger will talk to Terry Stephenson to okay repair/rebuild for the insurance amount of $2,538.71. Rosie made a motion to accept the insurance money contingent on Terry Stephenson’s approval, Deb seconded and the motion carried.

Lease of the trail – Corey Bennett of HVRM advised the group is getting new attorneys and insurance should not be a problem.

Arrowhead grant denied. Waiting to hear from REMC.