DELAVAN — The City of Delavan Parks and Recreation Department and Parks and Recreation Commission is looking for community input on a potential dog park.

There are three locations under consideration: Lauterbach Park, Yadon Park or behind Lowes.

The city will be collecting responses to an online survey through Thursday, Nov. 18. Thanks to all who participate!

The descriptions in the survey are:

Lauterbach Park (PROS: Central Location, 7-8 car parking, 1.6 acres, open passive space. slight increase in maintenance. CONS: limits future park expansion, no shade currently, parking may be insufficient during high traffic time)

Yadon Park (PROS: 2 acres, 3 potential points of entry off of Whispering pines, Tamarack St. and Autumn Drive, passive recreational space, in a highly-populated area, Large 50+ car parking lot, CONS: Limited Shade, grounds may be wet due to retention basin, the parking lot is far away from the dog park)

Behind Lowes Improvement store (PROS: 3+ acres, close access to high traffic area, currently unused space, access to large parking lot provided the City works cooperatively with Lowes, CONS: Larger startup cost with increased maintenance costs, currently a retention basin with the potential wet area, users must drive to the location)

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