Paris Fish Hatchery may become new event venue

Paris Fish Hatchery may become new event venue

PARIS — With occasion venues turning into scarce in the space, the Mecosta County Park Fee is hunting to fill the void with renovation of the Paris Fish Hatchery.

The park board, all through a current meeting, voted to approve relocating forward with an updated proposal from DK Design, Inc. for the initial programs and costs estimates for the renovation.

“Recently, the alternatives for available meeting room or banquet area seems to be diminishing,” park fee superintendent Jeff Abel told the board. “Falcon Head closed their banquet facility and Getaway Inn is executing away with their amenities, so we are finding limited on place to maintain those types of activities.”

Abel additional that he thought this would be a superior time to revisit the renovation of the Hatchery, and get an current proposal.

The park commission received a proposal from DK Design, Inc., in 2019, to perform the first style strategies get the job done and provide options for renovation of the creating.

“It is (around) a $10,000 investment decision to get the undertaking shovel completely ready for whichever attainable funding may perhaps come to be accessible,” he mentioned. “It is a worthwhile financial commitment at this level.”

The in general strategy is to renovate the setting up in a way that would allow for general public gatherings and facility rental possibilities, Abel explained to the Pioneer.