St. Louis County May Sell Some Parks

6 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, November 02 2011 Nov 2, 2011 Wednesday, November 02, 2011 8:08:15 AM CDT November 02, 2011 in News
By: Associated Press

CLAYTON - St. Louis County could soon put "for sale" signs up at about a dozen county parks.

County Executive Charlie Dooley's proposed budget for the coming fiscal year calls for eliminating 23 parks, a move that he believes would save $10 million annually. Officials hope they can sell 12 of the parks to municipalities in the county, or to the state of Missouri.

Officials tell the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that they have not yet contacted the state or municipalities to discuss the possible sale of parks that include Lone Elk Park, Greensfelder and George Winter.

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