Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Thursday, 18 December 2014
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
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
National Beef Announces Shift Changes
Wind Turbine Collapses in Haskell County
Scam Alert From Southern Pioneer Electric
Field Surveys to Start for Two Possible Bridge Replacement Projects
Friday's Area Basketball and LHS Wrestling Scores
Redskins Round Up the Herd
High Plains Aquifer Declining
Thursday's Scores
New State Division Formed To Fight Cattle Theft
Baker Arts To Host Carol-In
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Lady Saints Move Up in NJCAA Poll
Tuesday's Scores
West 7th Grade Girls Win ARMS Title Over South
Scam Alert From Southern Pioneer Electric
High Plains Aquifer Declining
Wind Turbine Collapses in Haskell County
Elks Food Basket Application Deadline Extended
Minor League Soccer Looking At Garden City
Tuesday's Games
Forgan Ranked Third in OSSAA Poll
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 Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2014 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