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City Council passes $3.7 million bond for Civic Park

More money in debt service than for the bond itself


August 15, 2019

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...

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