Baskets for the new disc golf course are on the town’s agenda | News

The Parsons Town Commission will seek approval for the purchase and installation of new baskets for the new 18-hole disc golf course at Forest Park at Monday’s commission meeting.

The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the City Commission Room of the Parsons Municipal Building, 112 S. 17th St. City staff will stream the meeting online at livestream.com/ParsonsKansas. People can also watch on Sparklight channel 58.

The price will not exceed $7,500 for the installation of the baskets. The quote for the baskets is $6,750, city officials said. The baskets will be made in Springfield, Missouri, with materials sourced from the United States. The Parsons Disc Golf Club donated the labor for the project.

Parsons Town Commissioners liked the idea of ​​incorporating colors for the Parsons School District (blue and gold) and Labette Community College (red and black) baskets.

Also during the meeting, commissioners will seek to enter into a $6,000 contract with BG Consulting to complete a preliminary engineering report for a potential RV park on city property to go in North Tolen Park. Creek.

Commissioners will also consider approving a Community Policing Development De-escalation Training Center Memorandum of Understanding between the city, Parsons Police Department and Fort Hays State University. The price, approved by the Office of Community Oriented Policing, is $13,165.

This includes up to $7,392 for overtime needed only for officers to complete the face-to-face workshop and train-the-trainer, up to $525 to the Parsons Police Department to cover employer contribution for additional hours needed for officers to complete training, up to $500 for the police department to advance community policing, and up to $4,708 for four officers to travel to Hays for the police training workshop. trainers on the Fort Hays State University campus.

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