City eyes sites for dog park


The City of Storm Lake is eyeing a dog park at the corner of 10th and Vestal just north of MidAmerican’s substation.

Assistant City Manager Dave Derragon told The Storm Lake Times Monday staff has contacted an appraisal firm to purchase a 1.28-acre tract of land from the property’s owner, McMajor Enterprises. The city received a $75,000 grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to develop a park with a picnic pavilion, trees and benches. The city also received the grant to install a series of stormwater projects in the area.

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