LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Many people spot planes at Power Center Park. Those are flown by radio control airplane enthusiasts and their turf at the park could expand with a proposed tax.
If passed, the ward will receive a bond not exceeding $16 million dollars with a property tax of 5.50 mills lasting ten years.
The Southwest Louisiana Aero Modelers club meets often at the park.
A portion of the park is already dedicated to electronic aircrafts.
"There's a huge electronic aircraft community in Lake Charles and it is a nice and safe place to fly," said Julian Guillory, President of SLAM. "What we're looking for is a runway and a canopy, it would be awesome."
Currently, around 20 people are flying aircrafts at the park during the week.
The group hopes with updates they can draw a bigger crowd and hold competitions.
Voting for the tax is May 3.