City rec plan is studied

By Carrie Moore

The preliminary draft of Custer City’s Parks Master Plan showed what areas already have parks and unserved areas. The purple circle is defined as a “pocket park,” being less than one acre of land and within a fourth of a mile of service — such as Way Park. The orange-pink circle is a “neighborhood park,” which is between one and five acres and half a mile of service — such as French Creek Park and the Custer Community Center. The yellow circles are a “community park,” meaning it is five to 20 acres and has a service of one mile or greater — such as Harbach and Gates parks. The dark green dotted circle addressed an underserved area for parks, while the light green dotted circle is a potential future underserved area. The need for major and minor pedestrian connections and pedestrian crossings are also listed on the graphic, which was presented by Mike Bender of KLJ and Mike Stanley of the Stanley Design Group Thursday, March 2.
The master plan for the city’s parks and recreation spaces is one step closer to completion. The second public meeting, which revealed the preliminary draft of the Custer City Parks Master Plan, was held Thursday, March 2, during the Parks, Recreation and Forestry Board meeting. Mike Bender of KLJ and Mike Stanley of the Stanley […]