Reclamation Awards Goose Bay Marina Interim Contract

Media Contact: Paula A. Holwegner, (406) 247-7300

For Release: May 17, 2013

BILLINGS, Mont. -- The Bureau of Reclamation has awarded an interim concession contract for operation of the Goose Bay Marina at Canyon Ferry Reservoir to Gerald and Muriel Reller of Townsend, Mont. The visitor services will be in place through September 30, 2013.

"We look forward to working with the Rellers to provide a quality experience at Goose Bay Marina, while work continues on the Goose Bay modernization planning effort," said Montana Area Manager Brent Esplin.

The interim contract requires that basic visitor services such as sale of gasoline and boat supplies, boat docking, camping facilities, concession sundries, and dump station services be provided. Additionally, boat and RV storage are authorized services.

For additional information, please contact Paula Holwegner at 406-247-7300.

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