County seeks public input on recreation plan.

December 1, 2016

County seeks public input on recreation plan. 


SCOTTVILLE — Mason County officials are asking for public input on the county’s recreation plan.

Mason County will be launching the community input survey, accessible online at The survey is brief and should take no more than 10 minutes to complete. Residents and other interested parties who want a voice in the recreation planning process are encouraged to complete the survey. 

The online survey is available now through the end of January of 2017.

The update process began earlier this year, and it is expected to be completed by the end of 2017.  The plan will follow the guidelines for Community Park, Recreation, Open Space, and Greenway Plans as published by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

Mason County controls and maintains over 250 acres of recreational lands that provide unique outdoor recreational activities, including activities that range from camping to disc golf.  At over 1,200 square miles with over 28 miles of freshwater shoreline, Mason County encompasses a large area in northwestern lower Michigan filled with many unique natural features and destinations that attract people from all over.

Mason County has been working with a Michigan-based planning firm, Spicer Group, whose home office is in Saginaw, to assist with the update process. 

If you have questions about the County’s planning efforts, please contact Alan Bean at Spicer Group in Saginaw, (989) 921-5522.

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