By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

Rec Area Relocation Being Considered

Homes Would Be Built In Current Recreation Area Under One Plan


August 31, 2023

Daria Anderson-Faden

The Kimball Park and Rec Executive Board is looking at acquiring Kimball Recreational Area land, above, and replacing it with recreational land elsewhere in the community. Some officials believe that the current recreation area would be a fine place to build homes that would be attractive to new people moving to the area.

Kimball Park and Rec Executive Board members are exploring taking land from the Kimball Recreation Area and replacing it with other recreational land in town. This would make the golf course area land available for development for residential purposes.

The land under consideration has been identified as 42 acres north of Gilliland Drive and would include the baseball fields.

The plan is to move the baseball diamonds back into town if all gets approved.

According to the board's Dave Wilson, "We think it is a very good area for a developer to come in and put in some nice houses that would be...

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