City Council passes $3.7 million bond for Civic Park
More money in debt service than for the bond itself
Last updated 8/28/2019 at 2:42pm
Almost four years after the City of Edmonds acquired Civic Center Playfield from the Edmonds School District – after leasing the property for 40 years – the park’s transformation into an 8-acre jewel in the heart of town is closer to reality after councilmembers voted to issue a $3.7 million bond to be paid over 20 years.
Make sure you get the name right: It’s now Civic Park.
It’s never going to be as grand as Central Park, but the future park – in the City’s comprehensive plan since the country’s Bicentennial – will certainly be an upgrade from the patch of sometimes mudd...