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Save the Date! First Master Planning Meeting November 17th

The ball is rolling for master planning Highland Neighborhood Park! Norris Design, the master planning consultant, will hold the first of three community meetings Tuesday, November 17th, 6:30-8 at Reilly Elementary. The format will be an open house with the

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Join us for the July 4th picnic and PARK GRANT presentation!

We are pleased to invite you to the annual Fourth of July Highland Neighborhood Potluck Picnic being held for the first time at the new Highland Neighborhood Park! This will be the first of many  events to celebrate together in

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Updated Park Timeline

PARD has given us an adjusted timeline that is a little delayed, but still has us starting master planning and finishing the draft this year. The timeline made it in time for the newsletters so you should be seeing the

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Highland Neighborhood Park and Reznicek Fields Coming Soon!

An update is far over due, so there is much to say  . . . First, our new park now has a name! January 28th the Park Board voted in favor of the name Highland Neighborhood Park and Reznicek Fields. We are so grateful

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By now you know what I want, more emails to City Council . . .

So they discussed our park funding in City Council today and it wasn’t great, but we are still holding out hope. Tovo introduced the item and they approved $10,000 from the general budget to provide annual maintenance on the site

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Emails to Council needed this morning if we want park funding in 2015!

To all our Highland residents, Thank you so much for your emails last week. Council did not discuss the St Johns property last Wednesday as we were told, but will discuss it in today’s work session. Charlotte Garza was able

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A Park for Highland needs you to email Council NOW (literally right now)

We need your help NOW to get funding for a park for Highland. Please email City Council immediately after reading the info below to help us secure essential funds. Today we spoke at the public budget hearing requesting that the

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Council Approves a PARK for Highland!!!

Council just passed CM Kathie Tovo and Chris Riley’s resolutions to accept  the PARD recommendation for a park at 401 W St Johns, and to consider funding master planning in the 2015 budget.You all did this with your support, writing

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Council vote for a Park for Highland THIS THURSDAY June 26th

This Thursday is a very important day for the future of a Park for Highland – after 1 year of neighborhood advocacy City Council is taking action! On June 26th, two resolutions are being voted on: Kathy Tovo is introducing a resolution

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Park Board Recommends a Park for Highland!

On the one year anniversary of the formation of the Highland Neighborhood Park Committee we are pleased to announce that on May 27th the Park Board approved a recommendation that 401 W. St Johns become a neighborhood park (YAY!). This

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