County oks contract extension for Forbes Golf Course

At the monday meeting of the Shawnee County Board of Commissioners, Parks and Recreation Director John Knight told the board that the department has lowered operating expenses, and cut the subsidy  over the last six months.

He also reminded them that the recent Master Plan for Parks and Rec said Forbes Golf Course plays a significant role in growing golf at the other courses.

Commissioner Bob Archer thanked the Parks staff for being creative and saving tax-payer money.

The contract extension with Lake Shawnee Golf management is to run until December 31.

The contract was approved 3-0.

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