A project that combines Lewis & Clark Community College’s money and Godfrey’s labor will get the parking lot at the Stamper Lane baseball and softball diamonds back into usable condition. The parking lot was paved years ago, but has deteriorated that it more closely resembles a gravel lot at this point.
The two entities are getting together on this project because the college owns the land on the north side of Stamper Lane and the village uses the fields for its Park & Recreation programs. Godfrey Mayor Mike McCormick says the hope is to have the work finished by the start of baseball / softball season in early May.
Click here for McCormick's comments
He says the village just signed a new 3-year lease on the property, but based on the good relationship between the village and the college he believes the fields will be available for use for years to come.
Serving the areas of Alton, Godfrey, East Alton, Wood River, Roxana, Edwardsville, Jerseyville, Brighton, Bethalto, Grafton, Granite City, Hartford, Highland, Troy, Fairview Heights, Belleville and the surrounding cities.