New Columbia Park
It says no tax increase is needed to buy the property, but, it hasn't decided where the money to develop the park will come from. This park should relieve some of the overcrowding on sports fields at Cosmo Park, as well as preserve parts of nearby Gans Creek.
"The demand for all of the features of a regional park have been tremendous, and with Columbia expanding as rapidly as it appears to the south east, that was the perfect place for a regional park," said Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman.
Don't get too excited, the park is still a ways into Columbia's future. After approved by the city council, the development plans alone could take two years.