Syracuse-Wawasee Trails Committee discussed the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Conklin Bay project at the Monday night, July 20, meeting.
An update on the new project was also discussed. Minor issues are still being addressed. Selge Construction was on-site last week to follow up. Erlene Yentes, executive director, updated the committee that educational signs are located along the trail.
By Phoebe Muthart InkFreeNews SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trails Committee conducted a virtual Zoom meeting Monday night, May 18. An update on the new Conklin Bay project was given. Selge Construction completed the project last Wednesday, May 13. A final walk-through was last Friday, May 15, and went well …Read More
By Phoebe Muthart InkFreeNews SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trails Committee had its monthly meeting Monday night, April 20, via Zoom. An update on the Conklin Bay project was discussed. The concrete work is almost complete and the asphalt work started this week. Work continues on the railings. A completion …Read More
SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee heard updates on the new Conklin Bay boardwalk and SR 13 trail project at its meeting Monday, Oct. 28. Two of the contractors working on the current project attended the meeting. Christian Baybutt from Selge Construction and George Trueblood of Earth Source Inc. …Read More
SYRACUSE — Several new trail projects, hiring a new director and May’s financial report were the main topics of discussion at Syracuse-Wawasee Trails Committee meeting Monday, June 17. With the resignation of the former director, Megan McClellan, the committee discussed hiring a new leader. Applications and resumes are …Read More
SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trails Committee Executive Director Megan McClellan announced her resignation Wednesday, May 29, after serving nearly five years. She has accepted a job as Fort Wayne Trails director starting in June. Coinciding with McClellan’s departure is the groundbreaking ceremony for the Conklin Bay trail, a project she …Read More
SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Park Foundation Trails Committee Executive Director Megan McClellan kicked off the committee’s April 15 meeting with news of an award she received on behalf of SWTC from Greenways Foundation of Indiana naming Syracuse-Webster Road Trail “outstanding trail project.” Though it is relatively short, the trail has …Read More
SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee held its regular monthly meeting Monday evening, March 18. Attendees heard reports on the activities of two subcommittees: New trails, which is researching future trail projects; and development, dedicated to fundraising. Executive Director Megan McClellan also announced March’s volunteer of the month, Tony Pawlicki. …Read More
SYRACUSE — At the monthly meeting of the Syracuse-Wawasee Trails Committee Monday, Nov. 19, Executive Director Megan McClellan informed members the Ruth Lilly Philanthropic Foundation doubled its previous $150,000 grant to the Conklin Bay trail construction project, bringing its total donation to $300,000. The endowment comes in response to …Read More
SYRACUSE — A majority of the Monday, Oct. 15, Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee meeting centered on discussing the Conklin Bay project. Among the topics discussed included Conklin Bay naming rights and donor recognition. Among the options are a donor wall, plaques and bricks. Executive Director Megan McClellan will send …Read More
SYRACUSE — The Conklin Bay boardwalk and trail project is moving along, the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee heard at its meeting Monday, Sept. 24. There was a pre-bid meeting Thursday, Sept. 13. There are four companies interested in bidding as general contractor, as well as 11 bidding the boardwalk portion, …Read More
SYRACUSE — Work on the new Syracuse-Webster Road Trail began this week, the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee heard Monday evening, July 16. Work on the new trail is occurring on the south end of the new trail first. The work began Tuesday, July 17. Several stakes have been installed …Read More
SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee addressed several projects at its Monday, June 18, meeting. An update on the new brochures were discussed. Two pictures were shown for the cover of the brochure, and the committee will need about 1,000 copies. Angie Racolta, a committee member, is spearheading the …Read More
SYRACUSE — The sun was shining for the third Tails and Trails event in Syracuse, today, April 28. The event was hosted by the Syracuse-Wawasee Trails Committee to kick off the 2018 trail season. Megan McClellan, executive director, welcomed the participants to this year’s event. The route was …Read More
SYRACUSE — Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation, SR 13, Syracuse, will host its third annual Earth Day Festival Saturday, April 21. The event, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will take place at the WACF Levinson-LaBrosse Educational Center. This year’s theme is plastics. The first 200 families attending will …Read More