County seeks grant for Lewis Creek Park improvements


December 7, 2022

Courtesy of Linn County

Brian Carroll, parks director for Linn County, speaks to the Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Nov. 29, about improvements planned for Lewis Creek Park.

Linn County Parks will apply for a matching grant from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department to replace a restroom and sidewalks and improve Americans with Disabilities Act access to the beach at Foster Reservoir's Lewis Creek Park, the Board of Commissioners agreed Tuesday morning, Nov. 29.

Parks Director Brian Carroll estimated that the project would cost $295,300. The grant would reimburse $247,650 to the county, which the Parks Department would match with labor and funds from the transient lodging tax and RV and forest funds.

Carroll called it the first phase of implementation of...

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