With Split Decision, Three-hour Debate, Garland Moves Closer to Its First Dog and Skate Parks

GARLAND — The city of Garland continued on a path to building its first-ever dog and skate parks this week, committing $88,500 on a design plan to build them at Central Park.But that path was a rocky one, filled with three hours of testy debate and ending with a 6-3 vote that may eventually be for naught.When the design plan is complete early next year, the City Council will have to vote again before the parks become reality, because the city has not yet committed to spend $120,000 to demolish the largest of three former National Guard armory buildings on the site.  Continue reading...

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