Indeed the $90,000 parking lot dedicated to bike riders are Oak Street north of Crystal Lake where it crosses the main line of the Union Pacific Railroad line is all the District 47 part of Crystal Lake got back from the $68.5 million bond issue. Look here for where the rest of it went.
There doing a bit better recently, deciding to give Crystal Lakers access to the Lake in the Hills Fen without having to go to old Lake in the Hills.
And last night John Kremer appeared before the McHenry County College Board asking permission to build the bike path from the Commonwealth Edison right-of-way from Oak Street to Route 14 so that it will end at the south parking lot where the athletes cross the entrance drive.
Kremer noted that Illinois Department of Transportation plans to widen Route 14 are scheduled for 2014.
It is impossible not to note that the minor league baseball stadium would have been in operation years before that widening occurred. And, in 2014, Rod Blagojevich intends to be in his third term, assuming he is not in jail.
“Nothing we can do about that,” the MCCD official said.
Trustee Scott Summers wondered if the internal MCC bike path completion could be coordinated with MCCD’s.
Lowe kidded board member Donna Kurtz that she would have to ride her bike to board meetings. Kurtz said he would. Presumably, she would not have to park her car in the parking lot where you see the “thank you” sign above.
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