Calling it an “adventure tourism paradise,” Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear re-opened Otter Creek Park Wednesday. The Meade County park was previously run by Louisville Metro Government, but the city closed it at the beginning of 2009 due to budget cuts. The park will now re-open under the operation of the Kentucky Department of Fish and […]
The city of Louisville had owned and operated the facility for decades, but in late 2008, then-Mayor Jerry Abramson ordered it shut down to help offset a revenue shortfall.
By Stephanie Crosby Otter Creek Park in Meade County will get a new breath of life when it re-opens next spring under a new operator. The park is owned by Louisville Metro Government and had been operated by Metro Parks until last year, when it was shut down because of budget cuts. A new agreement […]
One year ago, Louisville Metro Government closed Otter Creek Park in Meade County to save 600-thousand dollars in the budget. Now, the parks department is still working to find an operator for the facility. Spokesperson Jason Cissell says the process is taking a long time because they’re still working with the five entities that made […]
The Louisville Metro Parks Department is collecting proposals to re-open Otter Creek Park in Meade County.
Otter Creek Park in Meade County is set to close this week. But efforts aimed at re-opening the park in 2009 are underway.
The planned closing of Otter Creek Park has prompted the formation of a citizens group that’s trying to prevent the shutdown. The park is in Meade County but is owned by Louisville Metro Government. Mayor Jerry Abramson ordered it closed effective January 1st to help bring the city budget into balance. Anna Collins is a […]