By DON AINES
Staff Writer, Martinsburg
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Recreation Board will be getting up to $55,000 from the county to build a soccer field complex and a lake.
The Berkeley County Commissioners approved the expenditures from the capital improvement fund Thursday during a meeting with Parks and Recreation Executive Director Steve Catlett. The $30,000 going to the soccer complex is on top of $25,000 the commission had earlier approved for the project.
In asking for the additional funding, Catlett told the commission members that the board received only one bid for clearing and excavating the site and that was for $75,000. "That more than swallowed up our whole budget," he said.