KRP master plan being amended

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(KEIZERTIMES/File photo)

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By CRAIG MURPHY
Of the Keizertimes

A decision wasn’t made Monday evening about what to do with an existing house at Keizer Rapids Park.

But Keizer City Councilors unanimously approved a motion calling for city staff to amend the park’s master plan, accommodating changes that have taken place at the 120-acre park since the master plan was originally approved by the council in 2006.

In recent weeks there had been renewed discussion about what to do with the Charge house, the former caretaker’s house located above the amphitheater.

Plans call for converting the house to an educational center.

Rick Day of Advantage Precast, a member of the Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, has proposed replacing the roof of the house and using Systems Development Charges (SDCs) plus volunteer labor and material to fix the building. City Manager Chris Eppley has proposed tearing the current building down and putting up a new one.


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