Next step in transforming old Americana amusement park moves forward

The surveys are needed so the properties can be consolidated and properly recorded with Butler County, according to the city.

The survey will mark property boundaries as well identifying future access and utility easements as well as be mapped.

The parcels include the city-owned land on Lakeview Drive that is the former LeSourdsville Fire House and land owned by Jerry Couch that includes the former Americana Amusement Park.

The land survey will also identify an access easement to connect Ohio 4 to the former amusement park property.

Plans for the former amusement park property include an extension of the Great Miami River Recreation Trail bike path, which City Manager Bill Brock said covers about half of the distance within the city limits.

The land swap should be finalized sometime in June, according to Brock.

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