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Glen Rose CVB Report for May 2010 (1st)
 


6 July 2010 at 4:12:00 PM
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Memo

Glen Rose Convention & Visitors Bureau

P.O. Box 2037   -   Glen Rose, Texas 76043

254-897-3081   -   www.glenrosetexas.net

To: City Council                                                                                                                     5/5/10

From: Billy Huckaby

May CVB Report

I am attaching an article from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram regarding an RV park that the City of Grapevine owns. I thought you would find it interesting.

We are at a point that some decisions need to be made regarding Oakdale Park. I feel Bud Surles did a great job in laying out a plan for the park. There is no doubt he is one of the top people in his field. I am including his credentials

Bud Surles Projects and Accomplishments

  • National Award Winner as State Park Director
  • Highly Acclaimed Executive in the National Park Service
  • Served in the National Park Service as Chief of Concessions Management
  • Planned and Developed Parks and Resorts in Arkansas, Wyoming, South Dakota, Montana, Colorado, and Texas
  • Recently completed planning, design, and development of Mill Creek Ranch Resort which in its first year has won many local and national awards.

From day one I was under the impression we wanted to renovate Oakdale Park and continue you to utilize it for events, festivals, family reunions, etc. At the end of the day Oakdale Park has always been an RV park and campground that is utilized for events, family reunions, etc. A major part of our consideration is that it should be user friendly. That is going to have to include updated RV spaces, improved roads, parking etc.

I think everyone agrees that Oakdale Park needs to cash flow and pay for itself. A lot of the current considerations are going to have an impact on the bottom line. Every RV space we remove means $3,000 to $4,000 less in revenue, at least. It is obvious that everyone has their own opinions on Oakdale, but at some point we are going to have to make some tough decisions. Everyone is not going to be happy about those decisions, but I do think when the project is finished, everyone will be impressed and proud of Oakdale Park.

I did talk to Bud Surles after the last city council meeting and he said he misspoke when he threw out the Million Dollar figure. He did say that city and county labor could greatly reduce the cost. I gave Jimmy Gosdin the plans and he said a worst case scenario would be $600,000, if we had a contract do all of the work. He though realistically it could be brought in for $300,000 to $400,000.

As always the Glen Rose Convention & Visitors Bureau is working to find new and innovative ways to market and promote Glen Rose and Somervell County. If any of you have any questions or needs concerning the CVB, please do not hesitate to contact me or Joyce.

 

Thanks

Billy Huckaby

Director

 

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