$300 million recommended to spend on Phoenix parks, land
[Source: Casey Newton, Arizona Republic] — City officials will spend nearly $300 million on land acquisition and park development in the next five years under a proposal recommended recently by the Parks and Recreation Board. The funds, which come from voters’ extension of the Parks and Preserve Initiative earlier this year, will be split almost evenly between acquiring preserve land and developing and improving parks.
Parks due to see funding from the initiative’s passage include:
- Downtown Civic Space
- Steele Indian School Park
- Papago Park
- Phoenix Zoo
- Reach 11 Recreation Area
- Rose Mofford Sports Complex
- Unnamed park at 51st and Sweetwater avenues
The parks board recommends eliminating a $2 million appropriation for acquisition of Pioneer Living History Village in far north Phoenix. [Note: To read the full article, click here.]
Posted on October 26, 2008, in Downtown Vitality, Neighborhoods, Parks & Open Space and tagged Casey Newton, Civic Space, Papago Park, Phoenix Parks and Recreation, Phoenix Zoo, Pioneer Living History Village, Reach 11 Recreation Area, Rose Mofford Sports Complex, Steele Indian School Park. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.