Schedule set for Renns Lake plans

The Cole County Commission on Wednesday approved a schedule for an engineering firm to come up with plans for the best use of Renns Lake.

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In August, the commission authorized the engineering firm of Gredell Engineering Resources to study different uses for Renns, which the county assumed control over after the lake’s dam nearly collapsed in 2009.

Gredell’s study will determine costs and funding options to restore Renns Lake, remove it and make it into a stream or come up with a plan to combine the first two options.


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