City Council Could Vote on Douglass Park Improvements

3 years 7 months 2 weeks ago December 02, 2013 Dec 2, 2013 Monday, December 02 2013 Monday, December 02, 2013 6:23:00 AM CST in News
By: Catie Laylin, KOMU 8 Reporter
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COLUMBIA - City Council could vote Monday on whether to approve Douglass Park improvement.

Phase I of the project would include construction for an outdoor amphitheater, a small shelter, parking improvements and more.

Park staff said it wants to focus on increasing more recreational opportunities, more green space and a new entrance.

Construction is planned to start in the winter and finish next fall, if approved. The budget to pay for the renovation is $100,000. The money came from a 2010 park sales tax ballot.

There are also future plans to build a skate park, a handball court and more.

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