CANFIELD TOWN — Bruce Neff, representing the Canfield Heritage Foundation, informed trustees at their conference Tuesday that a short-term dog park might be in location as early as this summer season.
“We were originally looking at having an ultimate Frisbee field on the Loghurst property,” Neff said.
He said that concept might now be integrated into a dog park complex on the back acreage of the Loghurst property. He explained that the Canfield Heritage Foundation runs the Loghurst historical farm house and museum. In an effort to bring more opportunities to the website, the sports field had actually been discussed.
“Then we found out about the Marge Hartman Foundation that helps fund charities and dog parks,” Neff said.
He said the structure supported the dog parks in Boardman Park and Austintown Township Park. He felt the structure would likewise support one in Canfield Township at the Loghurst website.
Neff provided trustees a DPH drawing that revealed the style for the dog park. Neff said he is trying to find dog fans from Canfield Township who would serve on a dog park board.
Neff likewise mentioned having a washroom center and covered structures as part of the task. Neff wished to keep the trustees knowledgeable about what was occurring with the strategies.
Switching equipments, trustees authorized the purchase of a 2023 Ford F-550 taxi and chassis with a stainless-steel Galion Dump Body and a Western Pro Plus angling 9-foot rake and boost set as priced quote by Cross Truck Equipment Co. at a cost not to go beyond $87,500. The cost was the state purchase cost from Tri-State Ford of East Liverpool.
Trustee Marie Cartwright said after talking to the municipality administrator and roadway department, she was going to elect this purchase.
“After this I hope no large trucks are going to be purchased for that department,” she said.
In other business, trustees:
l Approved Cross Brothers Landscaping for the municipality neighborhood park fertilization upkeep agreement at a cost of $1,745 per treatment, not to go beyond $5,235. It was kept in mind the Canfield Soccer Club will fertilize all athletic fields 3 times this season according to their agreement;
l Approved Easton Lawn Service for the Township Community Park yard cutting upkeep at a cost of $199 per cut, not to go beyond 30 cuts (or $5,970).