Disc golf

Efforts are underway to bring a disc golf course to Shelby.

Shelby Park Board President Ed Ingle recently reported the proposal for the disc golf facility appears to have reached its next step in terms of a proposed site.
 
The apparent location is vacant city-owned land in the general vicinity of the water treatment plant and the community gardens. In a boost to the disc golf project, the acquisition of additional nearby property is reported to have been completed by the city, as well, Ingle reported at the Sept. 14 meeting of Shelby's Board of Park Commissioners. 
 
Information also has been obtained from the city in regards to a desire expressed by the city to Ingle for some of the acquired land be a separate pollinating field, Ingle reported.
 
"It's basically a go," Ingle said of disc golf.
 
"Some of it's going to be a pollinating field, but it looks like the disc golf is to the next step," he said. 
 
With this in mind, Ingle plans to continue to coordinate with the city, including high-ranking officials such as Shelby Project Coordinator Joe Gies and John Ensman, municipal utilities director/deputy public service director.
 
And part of the process, Ingle plans to speak with a course designer, as well.
 
Park Board Secretary and city Finance Director Brian Crum has said the Shelby Park Board has $3,150 from the Shelby Cruise Foundation for

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