The Hamilton County Conservation Board Tuesday morning learned of plans for work to begin this week on two new cabins to be constructed at Briggs Woods Park south of Webster City and at Little Wall Lake south of Jewell. The project is expected for completed by the middle part of next year. Board members also reviewed the one year anniversary financial report with the Legacy Cabin at Briggs Woods.Hamilton County Conservation Director Brian Lammers said there were 35 rentals and 88 paid nights from those who made the reservations. The cabin had a gross revenue of $16,500 minus expenses and utilities, the net profit was at $13,500 with the money for the construction to be repaid to the Legacy Cabin account.
The board also looked at plans for a full marketing campaign to help advertise the parks and the new cabins through a full marketing campaign by Prairie Rivers R C and D.
Director Lammers said the numbers are up for golfing and camping in the parks this autumn despite that the fact that expenses are down.
The next scheduled meeting of the Hamilton County Conservation Board will be held Tuesday,November 26 at 10:00 a.m. at the Conservation Office.