LIBERTY - Central Kentucky Ag/Expo Center is now owned by Casey Fiscal Court, and plans for future development are the next order of business.
Judge-Executive Ronald Wright said Monday that federal grant money was used to pay the $150,000 debt on the center. He signed the documents Monday to pay off the loan from Liberty Economic Development Corp.
"We need to think about the next phase, which is a 500- by 500-square-foot multipurpose building," Wright said.
He has been talking with planners who deal with the equine industry, special events and expo centers about the type of building needed for the center. He's also talked with manufacturing centers on the type of structure needed.
"We will take the ideas, put them together, and do what we need," he said.
"I think we need to talk with an architect and get help on laying out the building before we discuss costs," he told Fiscal Court and the committee that oversees the center. "We need someone who deals with this and have an outside view. We also need to secure funding for it and hire an architect to help us."