Meridian Star

October 2, 2013

Pascagoula council hears recreation master plan


Associated Press

PASCAGOULA —

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The Pascagoula City Council heard a presentation by the Pascagoula Recreation Commission on a master plan for recreation improvements that encompassed $72 million in possible projects.

Included in Tuesday night's presentation was a $7 million sports complex that would be built either near the city's soccer complex off Old Mobile Highway or at IG Levy Park.

The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1aJG8FB ) the commission also brought up the idea of an aquatic center.

Mayor Jim Blevins said he would like to see what the city could accomplish for $5 million to $10 million.

The council took no action on the plan. The city has posted the plan on its website.