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Posted on: January 25, 2023

City of Carbondale Announces Public Input Meeting for Cedar Lake Master Recreation Plan

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – A public meeting is planned for Tuesday, February 7, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., at City Hall to discuss the latest developments on the Cedar Lake Master Recreation Plan and allow for public input.

Agenda:  Brief Presentation; Public Input Opportunity  

The Cedar Lake Plan document is being completed with stakeholder groups and City staff. Three areas will be reviewed, and development recommendations will be provided.  

The recreation plan will prescribe uses and improvements for the City-owned portion of Cedar Lake. This area includes Poplar Camp Beach, the Carbondale boat launch, some existing trails, and forested open space. 

The purpose of the Master Plan is to provide long-range direction to the City on the improvements and provision of parks and recreation services to residents and visitors. The Plan has been in the works since October.

The City of Carbondale encourages the public to attend to review the Plan and provide feedback. Comments made after the meeting should be emailed to maryjeanne@hutchisonsolutionsllc.com by February 17, 2023. All comments will be considered, and an official recreation plan will be presented to the Council in March 2023.