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Council supports McKelvey Park flood basin

Original post made on Aug 27, 2009

The Mountain View City Council appeared to support transforming McKelvey Park into a 15-foot-deep flood basin in a plan that would provide new baseball facilities there at no cost to the city.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, August 27, 2009, 11:19 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by Scott S., a resident of Shoreline West
on Aug 27, 2009 at 2:17 pm

This sounds great. Our house will be protected (maybe lowering our flood insurance rates), and teams get some upgraded fields.


Posted by resident, a resident of another community
on Aug 27, 2009 at 5:07 pm

New ball fields sound ok, but we need real grass. None of this fake stuff that wears out, gets dirty and looks like crud. How will real grass do in a sunken field. And what about drainage from rains.


Posted by faker, a resident of another community
on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:23 am

The fake stuff is now better than grass which is why more schools are switching from grass. The overuse of grass fields makes them unplayable. Jsut ask the soccer groups


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