Maggie Crane, spokeswoman for St. Louis City Hall, counters that this is nothing new, and the issue has already been dealt with.
Lucas Park has just undergone a major sprucing up.
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Putting that money to work is Great Rivers Greenway, who are working to expand and preserve the River Ring, a connected system of trails and greenways throughout the region.
Money for a possible state takeover of a southeastern Missouri park remains in next year’s proposed state operating budget, but funding for expanding the Medicaid health care program for the poor was left out.
The St. Louis County Council has a copy of the budget and will have its first opportunity to vote on it next Tuesday.
An email suggests that if voters deny tax increase, then Co. Exec Dooley is “in a better position to make drastic cuts in the parks”
The St. Louis county parks department is projecting a $500,000 budget short fall next year.
Last year brought infighting, layoffs, and attempt to close parks.
“As long as these clubs are open all night it’s an invitation for more crime”