Tentative agreement between golf course, DNR reached 31 Mar 17

A tentative agreement between the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the City of Fairfax has been reached for a 5-year-lease agreement for the city to operate the golf course at Fort Ridgely State Park. The agreement calls for Fairfax to make a base rental payment and pay a percentage of sales to the DNR. Golfers will not be required to purchase a state park permit and alcohol sales and cart use are permitted. The upper portion of the Chalet will become the headquarters of the golf course operations. Currently, the Fairfax Golf Course Advisory Board’s focus is to raise the necessary funds for startup without having to use any city tax dollars. Current donations and pledges are near $70,000 of the $100,000 needed. With the change in management there will be a delayed opening for the golf course. Future announcements will include the opening date and availability of memberships and season passes. 

  • Miriam Borth

    Better not need to use city tax dollars!!! Totally against that!!