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Two new mini-parks to be constructed soon

Original post made on Jul 1, 2010

Tuesday was a good day for parks in Mountain View as the City Council approved a design for one on Del Medio Avenue and cleared a path for another by approving the demolition of several vacant homes on Mariposa Avenue.

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Posted by John Doe
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jul 1, 2010 at 3:52 pm

The Parks and Recreation Commission did not disagree with the park layout (nor did it agree). The vote was tied (2-2 with 1 abstention).

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Posted by Huh?
a resident of St. Francis Acres
on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:44 pm

I thought the city had money problems?

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Posted by Steve
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 1, 2010 at 7:59 pm

The original Mariposa park design was totally broken. Putting the play area next to busy Mariposa Ave versus more towards the back of the park made no sense. On top of that, due to the size of the play area this was more of a playground than a park

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Posted by Political Insider
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 1, 2010 at 10:11 pm

Park land is purchased from fees collected from developers and new housing . The issue on Mariposa is between neighbors who dont want the play ground near their house and not because of design

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Posted by resident
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:08 am

John Doe: The Parks & Rec Commission entertained a motion to approve the conceptual plan. On a vote of 2-2 (with 1 abstention), the motion failed. Therefore, it can be said that the Parks & Recreation Commission did, indeed, disagree with the proposed plan.

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