(Willow Springs) – The Willow Springs Arts Council will be looking to construct an outdoor amphitheater, this after their most recent meeting Monday, March 18.
Mike McHenry, Vice President of the Willow Springs Arts Council proposed creating an outdoor amphitheater at the City Park to enhance the existing Joe Daugherty Memorial. Funding, parking, and liability issues were topics of discussion. McHenry stated that the arts council would like to develop a more definite plan with city council’s approval to move forward with the project.
Also at the meeting, Animal Control Officer Bryan Hogan presented a proposed revision to the animal control ordinance. The council discussed some possible changes and requested a revised draft be presented at the next meeting.
The Willow Springs City Council also heard an update on the former MoDOT District 9 building and the 10th Street project from City Administrator Bob Pollard, who said that a meeting was held this month between Three Rivers Community College, Missouri State University-West Plains, the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Senator Mike Cunningham and Representative Shawn Rhoads. Pollard said that the outcome of the meeting was a thirty day window for each college to agree on the courses to be offered at the Willow Springs campus.
Pollard said more information will follow at the end of the thirty day period.