…want to see it either returned to a popular tourist destination or converted to a community recreational center.
Those options were the clear favorites gleaned from June meetings designed to help township officials determine zoning and land use for the Sugar Loaf area, said Leelanau County Planner Trudy Galla.
The two most popular concepts aren’t mutually exclusive, nor do they rule out other ideas that may still be incorporated into preliminary drafts, she said.
“This is just the beginning, so whatever ends up being developed for there could be quite different,” Galla said.
…Some activities mentioned in the report ranged from extreme sports and water slides to bungee-jumping and golf.
A community recreational center scenario came from those who prefer a more family oriented, quieter use geared mostly toward locals. That conceptual plan includes an athletic and spa center, restaurant, sports fields and skiing interspersed with residential housing.
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