Park Budget Boosts Neighborhood Park Spending
With her budget newly flush with money to fix and maintain neighborhood parks in Minneapolis, Superintendent Jayne Miller Wednesday identified bolstering investment in golf courses and other special facilities as a new budgetary priority.
Miller proposed a 10 percent increase in the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board budget for 2017. More than half of the increase represents a $3 million increase in staffing to better maintain parks and oversee construction projects.
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