A proposal by Whitnall senior Clayton Anderson and the district Buildings and Grounds Supervisor Matt Karshna to develop a disc golf course on district land moved ahead Monday.
The Whitnall School Board voted unanimously to allow Anderson to pursue funding for the plan to build a course in the district’s Nature Pod, and for him to work with Karshna to help build upon a concept for the course he presented to the board earlier this month.
“Once we develop a scope of work and contact the appropriate stakeholders, we’ll move the project to the next step,” Karshna said. “I needed to know that the board supported the idea and they do.”
Karshna said Anderson, son of Whitnall School Board member TJ Anderson, will be largely in charge of coming up with fundraising for the project, and the two of them will work on coming up with a suitable design.
“We’ve had people approach the district willing to help with the course,” Karshna said. “Once we have a design, we can bid that out and find out how much that will cost us to do.”
Karshna said he also get an arborist and the city forester involved to make certain good trees don’t get damaged by construction.
He estimated the plan would not come back to the board until January at the earliest.
The Nature Pod is located just north of Whitnall Middle School on 116th Street.