Lacombe Eckville on Thursday.( ) unanimously approved the first reading of a proposed nine-hole course and park on the former of the Last Hill Course near
As per a report, a public hearing is also scheduled for April 14. If it passes the second reading, theand developers will meet to negotiate an agreement for development before the third reading.
Eckville from agricultural to a district, which permits .Views and Resort landowners Bill and Carla MacLean have applied to Lacombe County to rezone the 153-acre property located just north of
The development will comprise a nine-hole golf course, 100 seasonal, which can be increased to 160 spots in the second phase, washrooms, a parking lot, and a huge fenced storage area. A small pool, a playground, pickleball courts, and a path leading to an aquatic feature are also being planned for the .
The MacLeans first made an application in Lacombe County to change the property’s zoning in 2017. It was approved on the first reading, and further action was taken, and the application lapsed, said county senior planner Cajun Paradis.
In the past, Bill MacLean said they were looking into a 12-holecourse.
Following the revival of the MacLeans project, a public open house was held on February 15, attended by seven individuals andmembers.
“The feedback at the open house was entirely positive,” said Paradis in a report to the council. “There were no opposing questions or views presented.”
The resort will also feature 260 seasonalspaces available following a few years of expansion.
This story originally appeared on Red Deer Advocate.