Public Hearing for Memorial Park Improvement Plan

March 13, 2021

Dear Blowing Rock Homeowners,

The Town of Blowing Rock will convene a special Town Council Meeting and Public Hearing to discuss plans and funding for major improvements to Memorial Park.

Hilari H. Hubner, Town Clerk, posted the following notice that requires a public notice for the item to be discussed.

Please see below a summary of the Memorial Park Project and how to actively participate in the meeting.

The Town of Blowing Rock Board of Commissioners will conduct a Special Meeting for the purpose of
discussing the Memorial Park PARTF Project, and to solicit public input on the project. The Special
Meeting will be scheduled for 5:00 pm on Monday, March 22, 2021, and will be conducted electronically, utilizing Zoom, due to the current North Carolina Executive order limiting indoor gatherings, and to conduct proper social distancing.

Memorial Park PARTF Project

The Blowing Rock Park and Recreation Advisory Committee has submitted to the Blowing Rock
Council a project proposal to provide Memorial Park with the following upgrades and additions:
An additional restroom facility
Renovation of existing restrooms
ADA accessible walkway from Wallingford Lane to Memorial Park
Renovation of existing tennis courts
Add new pickleball courts
Relocation and renovation of the existing volleyball court
Addition of a new picnic area adjacent to the new playground
Additional playground feature
Addition of shuffleboard/cornhole.

To view the proposed project please see the link below or view a copy of the project in person at Town Hall on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday’s from 8am to 5pm. http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/partf

We want your input!

Please utilize the following options to provide your feedback to the
project:
Email the Town Clerk at clerk@townofblowingrocknc.gov if you wish to speak via Zoom a link to the meeting will be sent to you the day of the meeting.
Email the Town Clerk at clerk@townofblowingrocknc.gov if you would like to provide written comment to be read at the meeting and entered into the official record of the meeting.
Written comments – please utilize the Town Hall drop box or drop off in person at Town Hall, written comments to be read at the meeting.
If you do not wish to speak via Zoom or provide a written email or written comments to be read during the meeting, you may also call the Town Hall and speak with the Town Clerk to provide comments by calling 828-295-5200

Deadline – Please email, submit or call prior to 1pm on Monday March 22, 2021 to participate.

Those in the public that do not wish to speak may view the meeting live through the Town’s YouTube
Channel, no active participation during the meeting will be allowed. Access the meeting via this link: http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/residents/meetings

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