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Parks bond issue includes money for local projects

Metro King County Council news

Metro King County Council by Louise Miller, Vice Chair, District 3 Representative
The future funding bond issue for parks and open space will be going to the full County Council for action soon. I wanted to let citizens know what the recommended projects for active recreation and critical resources for our area would be if approved.
   The largest portion of money will be for active parks, including trails, ballparks, community parks and centers, swimming pools, and other active uses:

   Also included will be a bridge over the Sammamish River at the Tolt Pipeline crossing, money for Northshore athletic fields in the Sammamish Valley, a pedestrian/horse bridge to Marymoor Park, development of the Daniels Creek park near Cottage Lake, and in addition, a portion of $1,000,000 being set aside for projects such as the one recently done at Sorensen Field to upgrade ball fields.
   The second most important part of the bond issue is money to be spent on critical resources. Our area will receive $22,700,000 for farm, forestry, and waterways projects.