Whereas many in Ligonier Township have ideas on how Ligonier Seashore Might be utilized Inside the Prolonged time period, in the brief time period township supervisors have found a use As a Outcome of they await an public sale and demolition work On the eight-acre dormant leisure website.
Ligonier Township supervisors have accredited a request by Penn Line Enterprises, a tree-trimming service, to retailer gear on the Ligonier Seashore property all by way of The Reprimaryder of summer time and into The autumn.
However, with two clear-up days, an public sale and demolition of two buildings deliberate, Supervisor Stephanie Verna cautioned thOn the township Should converse The exact location of the place the gear Shall be retailerd so It isn’t an impediment to actions deliberate On the dormant leisure pool property.
A Sort of actions, the public sale Of issues from Contained in the two buildings, Is predicted to be introduced quickly. The supervisors anticipated approving an settlement with public saleeer and saying the date, however sadly There is a delay As a Outcome of the township waits To Take heed to again from the public saleeer on key parts in the contract.
It’s anticipated thOn the public sale be held A while in October. The township supervisors additionally anticipate approving the contract with Mark Ferry Auctioneers to conduct the public sale On the Sept. 14 meeting.
The public sale will pave The biggest method for demolition of The two reprimarying buildings to happen.
The EADS Group, the township’s engineer, has been trequested with overseeing the eradicating of The two buildings — The state of affairs’s bar and restaurant, and bathhouse.
Gregory Elliott of the EADS Group informed supervisors that It is bidding out the enterprise subsequent week and bids will Most probably be due Sept. 24 with demolition work To start later this fall. As properly as, Elliott talked about to supervisors ThOn there’s a water line primary working by way of the basement of Definitely one of many buildings Which will Want to be eliminated or relocated, which could enhance prices.
Verna said that she isn’t snug with shifting The road if It isn’t needed.
“I don’t Have to do something till All of us know what’s occurring (with The state of affairs),” said Verna.
She was referring to The fact that no choice has been made on The Prolonged time period redevelopment of The earlier public swimming pool.
A gathering between the township and members of the citizen-run Pals of Ligonier Seashore group was additionally talked about, however Verna is irritated On The briefage of communication from Teeter and Associates, a consulting agency employed To rearrange a plan for redevelopment and doesn’t Want To fulfill with the group till they hear from Teeter.
Whereas the agency requested and was despatched information proposed developmental and operational budgets, sustainability and an environmental influence research, Verna said she isn’t prepared To fulfill with FOLB till a repredespatchedative from Teeter reviews again to them.
Verna Would actually like somebody from the agency to attend The subsequent supervisors meeting and replace them on the progress.
“I don’t understand what we’re doing,” Verna said. “We’re going round in circles, And that i’m spent.”
In the meantime, the township continues working in the direction of demolition. An factor of the demolition enterprise will embrace the eradicating of all fences, regrading of the sand beach And a few sidewalks On The state of affairs. Although no half of The distinctive plan, supervisors additionally decided So as to add demolition of the diving board as A safety precaution.
Two pavilions and The primary walkmethod Throughout the pool Aren’t half of the demolition enterprise.
In completely different enterprise, supervisors accredited The subsequent gadgets of notice:
- Commercial of revised ordinance for residential property upkeep, with anticipateation of voting on it at subsequent meeting;
- Request for the township supervisor to attend PML annual Summit Oct. 7-9 in Lancaster.