New vision for King George Park
North Glengarry is stepping in to help the Friends of the King George Park improve Maxville’s green space.
The township will contribute $2,500 towards the cost of hiring a landscape artist to create a more detailed plan and design, depicting what the park could look like in the future. The township will then “work with the King George Park committee to make that happen,” said CAO Daniel Gagnon. “Between the King George Park committee and staff, we thought it was a good idea. We want to make it a more functional site for the public.”
Mr. Gagnon related by having a design for the King George Park the committee will be able to raise funds to make specific improvements, such as the addition of a gazebo.
“It’s a lot easier to fundraise if people can conceptualize” what the end result will be, observed the CAO.
Mr. Gagnon noted beautifying King George Park fits in with the township’s Community Improvement Plan focus to improve the main streets and downtown cores of Alexandria and Maxville. The space is used by the weekly farmers’ market.
FUTURE PLANS: This is a preliminar y rendering of what King George Park in Maxville may look like in the future. North Glengarry will be hiring a landscape ar tist to work on a more comprehensive design for the park that is maintained by Friends of the...