Meeting: Huntingburg Park Board

The Huntingburg Park Board met Monday and:

• Welcomed Dustin Schmett to the board. He will serve out the rest of Mark Peters’ term.

• Heard that the city’s new safety director, Travis Gentry, took a look at all of the park facilities and made a list of some changes and additions that need to be made. Those changes and additions are being completed.

• Heard that Parks Director Larry Altstadt will meet with Seurfert Construction this week to discuss screening in a shelter house.

• Heard that Haunted Huntingburg was a success.

• Heard that signs will be installed at Market Street Park sometime in the next few weeks.

• Heard that the air conditioning system at Old Town Hall has been repaired.

• Heard that a new filtration system has been installed at the city pool. The facility will also need some electric work and an eyewash station will be installed.

• Heard that the new sod put on the base paths and behind home plate at League Stadium has taken hold and looks great.

• Heard that Seurfert Construction completed repairs at League Stadium.

• Heard that the poles have been installed for fencing around a basketball/pickle ball court at Northside Park.

• Heard that tree limbs have been chipped up in the woods at Niehaus Park and various landscaping projects have been completed for the disc golf course at the park.

• Heard that a drainage pipe will be installed near the sidewalk that winds toward the water tower at Niehaus Park.

• Heard that fencing on the south side of the ditch at Southside Park will be taken down this winter.

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