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Coeur d'Alene City Council Votes Against Public Vote On McEuen Park

COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho – City council members voted Tuesday night 3-4 against a motion that would have allowed a public advisory vote on the McEuen park project redesign.

Public testimony was heard for about two and a half hours.

Last May the former city council voted 5-1 in favor of the park renovation that included the addition of a parking garage and moving the third street public boat launch and American legion baseball fields.

It is estimated the project will cost between $23 and $40 million.  Funding will come from the Lake City development council as well as grants and private donations.

No timetable has been given as to when the project is scheduled start or be completed.

Mayor Sandy Bloem cast the deciding vote.

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