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City votes on YMCA purchase study

Jim Camden
The Spokesman-Review

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane City Council wants to study whether buying the YMCA building in Riverfront Park with Conservation Futures funds is the "highest and best use" of that money for the community. But that doesn't mean the city is walking away from the proposal.

The council voted Monday night to order a study of the purchase, which is being proposed by Spokane County commissioners. If the study determines Conservation Futures restrictions make the plan to spend some $4.4 million of the funds a bad idea, the council is ready with backup plans, probably involving a loan from the city's investment pool.

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