The Village of Godfrey is making plans to move forward with plans to develop the rest of Glazebrook Park along Stamper Lane. The board voted 4-2 to move ahead with spending the original sum of $1.8 million – which will come from the sewer fund – plus an additional $400,000 from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

That is less than the $3.8 million that had been discussed recently. Virginia Woulfe-Beile and Nathan Schrumpf offered the NO votes. Godfrey Park & Rec Director Todd Strubhart tells The Big Z what happens now.

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Work should begin in May, and the current end date is July 31, 2022. Plans for the development of the middle part of the park include pickleball courts, a fitness court, a splash pad, all-inclusive playground, a 1-mile walking trail, ADA compliant fishing pier, and restroom/concession facilities.

 

 

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