Public River Access Open House - Please Attend!May 30, 2018
- One open house will be held in Cle Elum at the Upper Kittitas County District Court, 700 East First Street, from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM.
- The other will take place in Ellensburg at the Kittitas Valley Event Center, Manastash Room, 901 East 7th Avenue, from7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.
Kittitas County Press Release
For Immediate Release
COUNTY HOLDS PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE EVENTS FOR RIVER ACCESS IMPROVEMENT PLAN
Kittitas County, WA - - Kittitas County is hosting two public open house events on to provide information to citizens and gather feedback on the ongoing work to create a plan for improving access to the Yakima and Cle Elum Rivers. Information presented will include the progress made to date by the County’s citizen advisory committee for the project. The committee has completed an inventory of existing river access sites, gathered data and input from focus groups, and created a list of potential new access sites. In addition, the committee has developed illustrations on how the new sites may be constructed for different types of uses and prepared initial cost estimates.
The County began the process of creating a River Access Improvement Plan earlier this year by appointing a citizen advisory group and hiring a consultant to direct the effort. The project is intended to create a strategy for improving public access for a variety of recreational and other uses. One open house will be held in Cle Elum at the Upper Kittitas County District Court, 700 East First Street, from The other will take place in Ellensburg at the Kittitas Valley Event Center, Manastash Room, 901 East 7th Avenue, from
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