MOSS POINT, Miss. (WLOX) – It’s going to price a bit extra to eat out in Moss Level.
The town handed a referendum so as to add 2% to restaurant payments, however tax income will go towards growth within the metropolis’s parks.
Neighborhood facelifts are occurring within the River Metropolis.
The Board of Alderman authorized the vote for a USDA Rural Enterprise Growth grant. It will assist metropolis leaders fund a feasibility research and marketing strategy for leisure amenities and sports activities tourism.
Now, it’s time to get to work.
“The most important purpose is to have the ability to provide providers to all of our residents, and we are saying 0-100. We would like to have the ability to present one thing that’s really going to have interaction all of our residents,” stated Director of Parks and Recreation Donna Joseph.
Joseph stated the goal areas on the board are Gautier Avenue Ball Park, Bellview Park, and different places throughout the River Metropolis.
“Among the issues that we’ve been doing is preparing for the baseball season. Ensuring our parks are as much as par. Ensuring that they’re secure for the youngsters to play on. However then, we’re additionally trying so as to add extra applications,” she stated.
When Joseph thinks of the imaginative and prescient for Moss Factors leisure areas, her view is straightforward.
“Our greatest purpose is sports activities tourism. At any time when somebody is trying throughout the state or throughout the nation to have the ability to host one thing on the sports activities line, we wish them to start to assume Moss Level,” Joseph stated.
So, division members are rolling up their sleeves and trying to find metropolis parks and land needing enhancements.
“We’re in the midst of growing a grasp planning course of. We need to hear from everybody. Whether or not it’s a enterprise proprietor. Whether or not it’s a mother with a toddler. We need to get their enter, so on the finish of this course of, we’ll have the ability to share a grasp plan,” Joseph stated.
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