Re: Eagle projects - new rejections
Bob Haar (rhaar@ALBERT.CS.GMR.COM)
Thu, 16 Jun 1994 12:14:12 EDT
> From: Don Izard <IZARD%UBVM.BITNET@pucc.Princeton.EDU>
> At our recent Eagle recognition dinner, and also at round table,
> there was some discussion about recent eagle projects, to build
> wheel chair ramps being REJECTED! Apparently there is a NEW
> policy in place to prohibit EAGLE projects that involve construction
> in public areas. It seems there have been recent LIABILTY problems
> with injuries sustained on contructions completed as Eagle projects.
> Projects such as wheel chair ramps and public play grounds were
> mentioned as 2 such prohibited projects. We were told that more
> details would be out "shortly". If you are planning any construction
> related eagle projects, I would think that you or your advancement
> chair should double check directly with national.
Can anyway confirm this or add details?
We had two eagle applications approved by national about a month ago -
one of which was a contruction project in public area of a local
nature center. And we have two scouts about ready to begin projects
that invovle construction on some property owned by our city.
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