The North Knob Creek Community Association (KCCA) filed suite against the Seymour Optimists Club last year to prevent the Club from building an elaborate ballpark in what the KCCA group felt would create a number of problems including unsafe conditions for the children.
The disagreement that developed in May of 2007 may have finally reached an agreement. According to reports the dispute was a result of County Commissioners Buster Norton, Bill Oaks and Judy Godfrey circumventing the desires of the local community.
“They (Norton, Oaks and Godfrey) told us one thing, turned around and claimed something completely different to someone else,” stated Patrick Doyle, KCCA’s president.
According to Mayor Waters, the Optimist Club has a 20 year lease with the county on the 14 acres directly behind Smoky Crossings Apartments. The property was donated to the county on the condition that it would be used for the community.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.