Lacombe County waiting for more information on Eagle’s Nest campground

Lacombe County council has held off giving second reading to a proposed campground while it awaits more information.

Lacombe County council has held off giving second reading to a proposed campground while it awaits more information.

Eagle’s Nest on Gull Lake will feature 20 RV campground spots owned by a shareholder group. It will be located on 26 acres of vacant land on the east side of Gull Lake between Degraff’s RV Resort and Wilson’s Beach campground.

A public hearing was held at Lacombe County on Thursday and council raised a number of questions about the type of septic treatment system to be used, said county commissioner Terry Hager.

The developer suggested that the septic treatment system may be tied into another upcoming development nearby and run as a communal system. However, not all the information was available on this proposal, which was first raised at the public hearing.

Council opted to keep the public hearing open to get more information from the two developers who would partner on the septic system. The issue will come back to council on May 22.

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