Nebraska’s Plattsmouth City is looking into building apark.
According to a report, the park will become a spot where locals can take a break, relax, and enjoy the flow ofin a calming setting.
It will provide a space where city visitors can temporarily park theirvehicles, as Plattsmouth Mayor Paul Lambert described the proposed park and along the river east of downtown.
“It’s nothing elaborate because it’s in a floodway, but it will be a place where residents can get away and enjoy the river in a little more calming atmosphere,” he said.
Lambert said that the city receives many requests for locations wherecan be parked when tourists visit the area.
“This way, they will have a place to park their,” he said. “It’s just short-term.”
The proposedpark/ would be located on many acres of city land south of the current city .
Plans include a, picnic area, as well as permanent seating benches. The park would have around 17 sites, as per Lambert.
The previous summer, the city council approved approximately $550,000 for the project, of which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA ) will cover the bulk of the cost.
The mayor anticipates work to begin in the spring.
“It will be a new calming, relaxing area,” he expressed.