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Township Rec Plan, 2016 View This Article
Sunday, February 7, 2016
The Springdale Township Recreation, Parks and Trail Plan 2016 Goals and Projects

 

GOAL 1: Improve access to our surface water resources

 

PROJECT 1a: ACCESS AT MOORE/COUNTY LINE AND/OR DZUIBANEK/KURICK

Improve access to the Betsie River by creating an access point at Moore Road & County Line Road and or at Dzuibanek & Kurick roads. State land is present at both locations.

 

PROJECT 1b: UNIVERSAL ACCESSIBILITY AT HEALY LAKE STATE FOREST CAMPGROUND

Make Healy Lake universally accessible for all users; consider becoming a part of the Explore the Shores program.

 

PROJECT 1c: FISHING PLATFORM

Develop a fishing platform at Healy Lake for easier access to the water.

 

Goal 2: Improve clean drinking water access at the Healy Lake State Forest Campground

 

PROJECT 2a: ADD ELECTRICITY TO THE CAMPGROUND            

Run power a line into the campground.

 

PROJECT 2b: ELIMINATE THE USE OF HAND PUMPS AT THE CAMPGROUND

Install a new electric water pump & well.

 

GOAL 3: Develop multi-use trails that are connected to a County wide trail system

 

PROJECT 3a: TOWNSHIP RAILROAD GRADE REUSE

Make the railroad grade a priority in developing the trail connections.

 

PROJECT 3b: COUNTY WIDE TRAIL SYSTEM COLLABORATION

Continue to work collaboratively in developing the County wide trail system.

 

GOAL 4: Plan for maintenance and funding of recreational facilities, programming, and future opportunities

 

PROJECT 4a: BUDGETING

Create a line item in the budget that funds recreation.

 

PROJECT 4b: SAVINGS

Create a savings mechanism to save funds for recreational purposes.

 

PROJECT 4c: SEEK FUNDING SOURCES

Seek out funding sources (grants, endowments) and actively pursue obtaining funding awards

 

PROJECT 4d: GRANT WRITING

Encourage community/board members to learn how to write grants.

 
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Springdale Township, Manistee County, Michigan