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Re: Branford River SBL Report
In Response To: Re: Branford River SBL Report ()

: Your comments remind me of the old Clinton paddle launch fiasco.
: Years back, ConnYak along with the leadership of Paul Donoski
: pestered the Clinton Town Hall to put in a paddlesport launch
: behind the town hall right on the small river. Our request
: consisted of a truck load of stone put in on a slant on the
: rivers edge.

: Long story short; after a year or more of meetings, they got a
: federal grant (which is good) and put in a colossal deck /
: gazebo area on the river with a floating dock that is about 2
: feet above the water surface. Most people drag their boats down
: the marsh grass and mud to put in. It is public by the way,
: thanks to the federal grant.

: Whats funny is that if you want to actually use the dock, you have
: to carry the kayak down a walk way that takes a 90 degree turn
: and it has railings. Maybe the same people that did Branford
: launch (sorry Rich, couldn't resist).

Hey, don't look at me; I pushed Rocky Hill Parks for better kayak/canoe access at Ferry Park. $750,000 later, the consultant produced the ridiculous dock system with less access than before.
Rich

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