City of Cleveland seeks National Park Service grant to develop park near the Clark Recreation Center

(Plain Press, June 2022)                      City Council members Jenny Spencer, Kevin Bishop, Anthony Hairston and Blaine Griffin plan to introduce an emergency ordinance authorizing the Director of Public Works to apply for and acthcept a grant from the National Park Service for the purpose of developing a new city park to be located near the Clark Recreation Center. The application for the grant requests $661,724 from the National Park Service and commits $600,000 in matching funds from the City of Cleveland.

   The proposed legislation says the park would be between Clark and Train Avenue from the Recreation Center to W. 56th Street. The funds will be used to purchase land, make site improvements, provide parking, appurtenances, safety surfaces, and park, and/or playground equipment and amenities.

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