Meeting: Huntingburg Park Board

The Huntingburg Park Board met Monday and:

• Approved purchasing a new diving board and platform for the pool from Spear Corporation for $19,855. At the end of last season, the current diving board and platform cracked, and is now unsafe for use, Park Director Larry Altstadt said.

• Heard that workers are installing safety rails at League Stadium and additional electric receptacles in and near the press box. Concrete work is also being done.

• Gave Altstadt permission to sign off on the applications the city is submitting for liquor licenses at Market Street Park and League Stadium.

• Hired B&A Construction and Design to expand the pool’s filtration building for $8,604 and to do concrete work there for $3,775. The building will be extended 16 feet on its east side and 9 feet on its west side.

• Heard that two disc golf tourneys have been planned for Niehaus Park. The Border Battle: Indiana vs. Kentucky will be held Sunday, March 8. The sanctioned Niehaus Disc Golf Annual Tournament will be held Sunday, April 19.

• Re-elected board officers: Mike Fulkerson as president, Abby Fink as vice president and Shannon Fuhs as secretary. The other board member is Dustin Schmett.

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