News Minden Hills asked to spend $30,000 to install a public boat launch on Bob Lake SHARE ON: Kenny Trenton, contributor, Thursday, Nov. 30th, 2017 The Bob Lake boat launch (Photo: Supplied by Kenny Trenton, MyHaliburtonNow.com staff) Property owners on Bob Lake want Minden Hills to pay for a public boat launch. Bob Lake Association Board Members Dave Roberts and Robert Roszell made the request to Minden Hills council for $30,000. The land is on Claude Brown Road at the northern end of Bob Lake. Roberts says not having a public boat launch negatively affects property values. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Roberts-1.mp3 Roberts adds the association has already received pre-clearance from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry to build a launch. He says the land on Claude Brown Road is the ideal location. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Roberts-2.mp3 Mayor Brent Devolin says he was impressed with the presentation and the request will be considered for the 2018 budget.