Jekyll Island Board Weighs Increase in Cost of Annual Passes

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The board that oversees a well-liked Georgia state park is weighing a 36% improve in the price of annual passes.

A committee of the Jekyll Island Authority has authorized elevating the price of annual passes to the island from $55 to $75, The Brunswick Information reported. Costs for tenting areas, rounds of golf and water park admission would improve as properly.

The adjustments are a part of a proposed $35.4 million funds for Jekyll Island’s 2023 fiscal 12 months, which begins July 1. The authority plans to quickly begin development on a brand new public security facility and purchase an $875,000 ladder truck.

The funds additionally comprises funding for $30,000 to evaluate a proposal so as to add a pickle ball courtroom on the island.

The total board is scheduled to solid a remaining vote June 21.

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The $8 price of day passes to Jekyll Island gained’t change. The board final raised these in 2019.

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