Officials in Guadalupe, Calif., are considering three sites for a 200-space RV park they hope would provide an economic stimulus to their town, which is near in Pacific Ocean about midway between Los Angeles and San Jose, according to the Santa Maria Times in California.
The three sites, on the northern outskirts of Guadalupe, are close enough to the beach, sand dunes and Oso Flaco Lake to be attractive to tourists, the town’s officials say.
The locations also are close enough to downtown Guadalupe that visitors staying at the RV park would patronize downtown businesses, according to the officials.
Two of the sites are in the Santa Maria River flood plain, so the RV park, which would include at least 200 spaces, would require the construction of a levee to protect the campground.
Guadalupe officials have hired an engineering firm to estimate how much it would cost to develop the three properties and whether to acquire, lease or annex the sites, the Times reported.
The engineering firm also will attempt to obtain grants or other funds to pay for developing the RV park.