Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Public hearing for Rouge Park funding

The Detroit Recreation Department will hold a public hearing to discuss its application for funding from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund.  This will happen tomorrow, March 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Crowell Recreation Center (16630 Lahser).

The Detroit Recreation Department is seeking $600,000 from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund for the improvements at Brennan Pool and In Town Youth Camp inside Rouge Park. The Recreation Department will add $250,000 to that amount for a total project cost of $850,000.

The Recreation Department is requesting funds for:

  • Renovate bathhouse at Brennan Pool in Rouge Park;
  • Remove platform diving boards at Brennan Pool in Rouge Park;
  • Renovate and repair Brennan Pool itself;
  • Replace damage picnic tables;
  • Replace damaged metal slide in playscape area; and
  • Upgrade gravel in the walking path.
The public is invited to attend and provide suggestions or ask questions regarding the proposed project. Additional information on the project may be obtained by calling (313) 224-1155.
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