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Last updated 9/23/2021 at 9:11am
Mika's Playground: City steps in after Rotary declared not eligible for funding
Earlier this year, the Edmonds Rotary applied for and was awarded a state of Washington Department of Commerce appropriation of $258,000 for the Mika's Playground project at the future Civic Park.
The Beacon reported on the grant in June.
After the award, however, it was discovered that the Rotary was not technically eligible to be the recipient of the grant funding, and the City of Edmonds needed to be the entity to receive and manage it.
According to Mayor Mike Nelson in a letter to the Commerce Department's...