Collier Rec Center groundbreaking July 26
A groundbreaking ceremony for the Collier Recreation Center will be held later this month.
The recreation center, which has been in the planning stages since early 2012, will be in Collier Park on the site of the Army's former Charles E. Kelly Support Facility.
The ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. July 26.
“Construction will have started by then, but this will be the ceremony,” township manager Sal Sirabella said.
The $4 million, 38,000-square-foot facility will include a gymnasium, walking track, fitness studio, group exercise rooms and banquet rooms. The fitness and exercise programs currently are held at the township's municipal building.
In other business, the township board of commissioners reappointed Gail Neustadt and Barb Riedel to the Friends of Collier Board of Trustees for three-year terms that will end in 2016.
The board also accepted the resignation of Kanak Iyer from the parks and recreation board effective immediately.
The commissioners appointed Jason Oskamp as a full-time member of the board to fill Iyer's unexpired term, which ends in 2015.
The board also discussed plans to continue beautification in and around the Flag Day Memorial Wall and Veterans Monument Park, near the municipal building. Sirabella said the bronze restoration throughout the park has been completed, and the gazebo is slated to be restored, complete with new staining.
In addition, township officials would like to reinstate the Memorial Brick program, allowing residents to purchase an engraved memorial brick. Sirabella said the engraving will be done by Collier Stone.
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