Ohuta Park

City Council awards Ohuta Park contract

Mar 24, 2021
The Lake City City Council awarded a construction contract for the Ohuta Park redevelopment project at a special meeting Monday, March 22. Pember Companies submitted the lowest of three bids for the project and received the contract. Their bid was about $2.27 million. In the request for council...

Bids sought on Ohuta Park

Feb 17, 2021
The Lake City City Council could be ready to accept a bid for the majority of the work on the Ohuta Park redevelopment next month. On Feb. 8, the council voted unanimously to approve the final plans and seek bids for a project that will bring major changes to one of the city’s most prominent...

Interactive fountain is a chance to re-discover your inner child

Feb 10, 2021
Lake City adults have an opportunity to rediscover their inner child. Yes, the one that we adults can lose in the process of aging or distancing ourselves from youth. The Jan. 14 edition of the Graphic featured an article on the interactive fountain fundraiser for the redeveloped Ohuta Park...

Interactive Ohuta Park fountain fundraiser enters home stretch

Jan 13, 2021
A group raising money for an interactive water feature at Ohuta Park has announced that it is about 90 percent of the way toward its $50,000 fundraising goal. “We are very excited to be in the home stretch of our fundraising efforts,” the group said in a statement. The $50,000 is intended to pay...

Work on Marina Point trailer sites has begun

Nov 11, 2020
Work has begun on the seven new vacation trailer sites on Marina Point. The work includes “earthwork, tree removal, installation of new water and sewer lines and service connections, and preparation of the site pad and finish grades,” according to the Oct. 12 City Council Agenda. In October the...

Council awards bid for first phase of Ohuta Park project

Oct 21, 2020
The Ohuta Park redevelopment project moved one step closer Oct. 12 when the Lake City City Council awarded the Phase I bid to Glander Excavating on a 5-2 vote. Council Members Cindy McGrath and Faye Brown voted against the motion. The company will prepare sites for the seven trailers that will be...

Time for a change of leadership in Lake City

Oct 21, 2020
I think it is time for a change in leadership for the community. Mayor Mark Nichols and several on the city council like Jason DeVinny and Russell Boe are out of touch with the people of this community and the needs of the community. This can be demonstrated by a couple of their recent decisions...

Nichols will continue to be a strong leader with vision

Oct 14, 2020
Our city of 5000 is blessed to live in spectacular geography year around. The prime location is Ohuta Park and the Marina. Like our predecessors who had the vision for the marina, our community needs to make the investment into Ohuta Park that will be used and appreciated for the next 50-plus...

Market by the Lake to celebrate Farmer’s Market Week with giveaway

Aug 5, 2020
To celebrate National Farmers Market Week, Lake City Market by the Lake will have a drawing to give away a free Lake City Market by the Lake insulated bag of local goodies at the August 6 market at Ohuta Park from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Lake City Market by the Lake joins markets across the country in...

A measure of certainty for Marina Point

Jul 22, 2020
The Lake City City Council on July 13 came to what may be its final final decision of the fate of the summer vacation trailers that line the inner harbor leading to Marina Point. In previous votes, the council decided to move the trailers to make way for changes to Ohuta Park. It later approved a...

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