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Saturday, October 1, 2016

Development fees to pay for park improvements

Photo from City of L.A.

The city’s Recreation and Parks Commission on Wednesday approved allocating more than $100,000 in development fees to help pay for improvements to parks and recreation centers in Highland Park, Lincoln Heights and Silver Lake. The projects include:

  • Lincoln Heights Recreation Center: The commission allocated $50,000  in Quimby Funds, which are fees paid on certain types of residential development, to refurbish electrical and mechanical systems and replace the roof of a senior center.
  • Ramona Hall Community Center: The commission approved spending $12,000  in Quimby Funds to improve the electrical and mechanical systems for Ramona Hall, which hosts community meetings, after-school programs and other activities next in Highland Park.
  • Silver Lake Recreation Center: The commission approved an additional $50,000  in Quimby Funds  to pay for permanent shade structures, fencing, retaining walls and a new irrigation system near the basketball court.  The commission had previously allocated $150,000 for this project.


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  1. No money for Elysian Park? Tsk.

    They really need to hire a good designer to re-do their depressing, ’70s signage.

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