Wednesday, 29 June 2016
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Wednesday
Low  67°
High 98°
Thursday
Low  65°
High 89°
Friday
Low  66°
High 84°
Saturday
Low  64°
High 88°
Sunday
Low  64°
High 89°
Monday
Low  67°
High 93°
Tuesday
Low  69°
High 97°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 65°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Guymon City Council Approves Rifle Range
06/05/2012

The Guymon City Council last week conditionally approved plans for a rifle range, to be build adjacent to the city’s pistol range in the Sandy Gulch area near the Game Preserve. “We are not planning on opening this gun range until all the safety precautions are in,” said Billy Eagan. “All the baffles will have to be in, all the berms, all the side berms, all the back stops. Everything will have to be there.” A new problem that has come up is a new flood plain map adopted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which puts part of the rifle range in the flood plain. “We probably ought to take care of the elevations and we need to submit them for approval to the state,” said City Manager Ted Graham. “It’s just one of the new processes since they adopted the new flood plain.” There’s a flood area the flows from the east of the range down to the dry Beaver Riverbed, which goes right through the shooting area. That’s something that may or may not be addressed by the Oklahoma Water Resources Board and FEMA. Any structure has to be built one foot above the special flood hazard elevation. It would require an elevation certificate pre- and post-construction. “Anything that we do to alter the existing flow or conditions then we have to submit that,” Graham said. The council said they would submit it to the OWRB as soon as possible showing that they would put in an underneath drainage of the berm wall on the south and southwest sides of the range.
© GDH/Shawn Yorks
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Amtrak Passengers Join Lawsuit In Derailment Case
Syracuse Man Killed In Accident
Bee Jays Break Through in Blowout Win  
Suspicious Grass Fire In Guymon
House Fire In Guymon
Supreme Court Orders Explanation of Haskell County Vacancy
KS Senate Committee Approves Education Funding Plan
KS Sen. Candidate To Hold Meet and Greet
Guymon Hotel Makes Historic Registery
Kiwanis Offer Georgia Peaches
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Texas County, State Of Oklahoma Race Results
Thompson named KDOT Director of Operations
City Commission Meets, Approves a Rezone of Property
Beaver OK Mom Graduates Basic Training
Cimarron Regional Advisory Committee to Meet in Liberal
Wheat Harvest Continues Across The State
Gov. Brownback Signs School Funding Bill
Guymon Hotel Makes Historic Registery
All City and County Offices Will Be Closed
Kiwanis Offer Georgia Peaches
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2016 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group