Cuyahoga Falls -- More than 55 people joined the Parks and Recreation Department for a public meeting regarding the future of the Keyser Park Farmstead at the Keyser Barn on Aug. 17, according to a press release from the city's parks and recreation department.
During the meeting, the city sought input from residents and park visitors on the direction of the park. Lauren Pinney Burge of Chambers, Murphy and Burge moderated a discussion regarding the future of the park.
Various stakeholders including Ward 8 Councilor Russ Iona (R) and representatives of Summit County Metro Parks, Ohio and Erie Canalway Coalition, Northampton Historical Society and Cuyahoga Falls Garden Club were present.
A conceptual master plan of Kesyer Park was also available at the meeting. Members of the public interacted with the various stakeholders and other community members to form a common vision to address overall needs for the park and visitors.
Guests presented ideas and potential uses for the site, voting on a number of categories and activities. A full report of the meeting is forthcoming in mid-September, according to the release.