Deputy Mayor Brenda Rhodes complimented Pam Rimmer and Nancy Knox for doing a lot of the legwork on a proposal to build a labyrinth at Annie Williams Memorial Park in Bracebridge.
“Great work by them,” she said during the Nov. 7 General Committee meeting.
Council agreed to investigate the possibility of earmarking $4,000 for the project in the town’s 2024 budget.
When speaking with the MyMuskokaNow.com newsroom in late Oct., Rimmer said she and Knox have already fundraised $16,000 for the project they believe could cost between $18,000 and $20,000.
“We both feel that this would be a wonderful addition to the community, engaging all types of people from young and old with or without disabilities,” she said at the time.
The approval by council doesn’t mean the project is a sure thing. It will be brought up again during budget deliberations and will be up to council if the money is indeed set aside.
Echoing what Rhodes said, Mayor Rick Maloney noted how Rimmer and Knox have been in contact with town staff to discuss the project. “There is obviously some support at the staff level to work with [Rimmer and Knox,” he said.