County approves upgrade for etowah park – news – hendersonville times-news – hendersonville, nc

A much-needed addition to the Etowah Park concessions stand is moving forward, after the Henderson County Board of Commissioners voted Monday night to continue with a project that could more than double the number of people who could work inside the building.

After the board directed county staff to develop a plan for improvements at the concession stand at it Jan. Baseball field dimensions mlb 17 budget workshop, staff worked with the Etowah Lions Club for a plan of work and possible design, according to David Berry, capital projects manager with the county.

The proposed plan adds 160 square feet to the building for an estimated $23,550, a cost that won’t exceed $25,000, according to the motion unanimously passed by the board Monday night.

A project description from Dunlap Construction provided with the agenda calls for the removal of the existing concession window and a portion of wall below the window, It also shows the addition of new front and end walls at approximately 8 feet by 20 feet, with a new ceiling and sliding window.


Commissioner Charlie Messer said park users have outgrown the building. Fencing rules olympics Currently only three or four people can work inside the concessions building, not enough to serve the many people at the park during peak times when games may be ongoing at each of the four fields. Fantasy sports fest He said the addition would allow as many as eight or nine people to work inside the concession stand at one time.

The board also heard from Sarah Grymes, executive director of Housing Assistance Corp., who gave details on the work the group has done to provide affordable housing for the community.

She noted that the company started by helping seniors make repairs to ensure they could stay in their homes. Now, Housing Assistance does much more, including offering homebuyer education that’s “the total picture,” including counseling and financial education, she said. Softball world series The organization is currently working on its 11th multi-family housing development in the county.

Last year, Housing Assistance completed 283 repairs for 93 clients with its staff of two full-time employees and 203 volunteers, Grymes said. Garden centre jobs Repairs were in the areas of roofing, flooring, landscaping, plumbing and electrical.

Housing Assistance is also in the top three in the country for building homes with the USDA’s Self-Help Housing program, which began in the 1970s, she said. Gardman Housing Assistance started its program in 1994, and is the longest-running and oldest program in the state.

So far, the company has constructed 144 homes in the county through the program and has 12 in progress. Hillside landscaping Six families will move into their new homes in the spring, with six more moving in this fall.

Housing Assistance also does multi-family developments, having completed to date 291 units and 78 more will come online this summer with the completion of the Oklawaha Village off North Main Street.

That development has a waiting list of more than 103 qualified applicants, she said, and 20 percent of the apartments are for those earning 50 percent or below the median income. Sprinkler world springville The other rents can go as high as 90 percent of the median income, “so that is truly workforce housing for our teachers, policemen, county, city workers.”

The board approved a six-month option agreement between Henderson County and Hunting Creek Associates LLC for a piece of property at 1008 Fleming St. Realtime landscaping architect 2016 near Hendersonville High. Asa fastpitch softball rules County Manager Steve Wyatt said the property is being looked at as possible parking space for the new Hendersonville High project. Landscape magazine According to the agreement, HCA will offer the property, valued at $800,000, to the county for $500,000, making a gift to the county of the remaining $300,000.

The board approved adding two new Environmental Health specialist positions, one for the Food and Lodging Program and another for the Onsite Water/Wastewater Program, as well as a $42,225 budget amendment for vehicles for those positions. Dripping springs ok The county can now move forward with the hiring process for the two positions. Landscape design ideas One specialist will help with a rising caseload for the food and lodging inspections. Garden of eden movie Health Department Director Steve Smith told commissioners last month during a budget workshop that the caseload per position is up from 423 to 521. Frances bavier photos The new position for Onsite Water/Wastewater Program will help to ensure the county can keep a high level of customer service after several retirements.

A termination agreement was accepted by the board for the failed Seven Falls Golf and River Club. Patchwork game Henderson County announced Jan. Beautiful landscapes 26 that it had received a court order relieving it of any further responsibility regarding the development and will forward on the proceeds of a $6 million surety bond to Superior Court.

The board also approved a request from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Francesca battistelli holy spirit mp3 to use the county courthouse parking lot off Fourth Avenue on April 1 for a free shuttle service to the brewery for its Burly Beer Festival.

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