Kentucky’s Livermorewill be undergoing construction next year for its .
“We’reon adding seven new spots,” said Mayor Jesse Johnson.
According to a report, the park, about eight blocks from U.S. Route 431, is well-known for its rustic hospitality and tranquil ambiance, trees, and proximity to other attractions like Owensboro and Central City.
It also features anboat ramp, 24-hour bathrooms and showers, as well as picnic shelters with grills and sites.
The additional seven spaces will be situated to the west of the storage facility in the fencing of the facility.
Johnson said that thewas Larry Leach’s idea. He is a city council member and park manager who reported an increase in demand in the summer months.
“(He’s) had to turn away 100 folks because he didn’t have enough spaces for them,” Johnson said. “It’s an ongoing thing. I don’t know if it’s always been that many every summer, but ever since I’ve been in office, (Larry) keeps me informed.”
Johnson added that thewould help increase the number of the park’s visitors both for recreation and .
“Every year, we get construction workers that are working on different projects in the area, and they are looking for a place to (stay),” Johnson said. “They can be there anywhere from three months to six months — or longer, depending on the job.
“Just the fact that (Larry) had to turn so many away and, not that we’re money hungry, but we would like to accommodate people as they need the services.”
The city owns the park, and Johnson confirmed that they’ve already been approved to proceed with the upgrade.
The sevensites will all be equipped with water, sewer, and electrical hookups.
The architectural drafts have been made for the. Johnson anticipates breaking ground on the new construction when he has plumbing and electrical contractors on board.
There is currently no time frame for when theis expected to begin.