MOORESVILLE – Lake Norman Marine Commissioners on Monday unanimously endorsed Mecklenburg County’s plans to construct a public swimming beach at Ramsey Creek Park. County officials at the meeting said the project still needs state and federal approval, but that it’s on track for summer 2016 opening – if not sooner.
Marine commissioners, who represent the counties around the lake, voted 5-0 in support of the plan, with two minor conditions: They asked the county to place “no wake” or other safety buoys at the edges of the swimming area. And they want the county to develop a “recreational safety plan.” Project officials at the meeting said both conditions would be part of the final plan. Read the full story