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Controversy Brewing Over Proposal Involving Palisades Park

SPOKANE, Wash. - A proposal involving Palisades Park has some residents quite upset. The county commissioners have a proposal on the table that would include Palisades Park into the county's Urban Growth Area.

County Commissioner Al French said that if the park is included in the UGA, that does not mean that it will be developed. It is more of a formality.

The city cannot annex the park property without that property being part of the UGA. French said, "It is an alignment of the land if and when the city chooses to annex it." This does not mean that the park will change.

The only way a park can be developed is if the Park Board puts the issue up for a public vote. There will be a public hearing on the issue of adding the park to the UGA on January 26th.

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