If you want to give your thoughts about the future of the Horse Farm on Johnston Street you will likely get several opportunities this year, as the body that will make up the new board plans to get public input on the development of project.

The Community Foundation of Acadiana says that a new nonprofit group has been created that will aim to raise money for the park and work for the development of the park over the long term.

Lafayette City Parish President Joey Durel says that now the nonprofit group, Lafayette Central Park Inc, and the Lafayette Consolidated Government will now need to work out a lease agreement for the property.

Members of the Lafayette Central Park board say they want to the give the public multiple opportunities for public input in the future.