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By Joe Block 

Black Earth approves Community Park project after village board debate

 

August 15, 2019



The Black Earth village board narrowly approved $743,000 in improvements to Community Park. The village will have to initially pay for the project and FEMA will subsequently reimburse it for 75 percent of the costs. The village will have to issue general obligation bonds in order to pay for the improvements.

Several residents spoke out against the project. Gerald Barsness felt the relocated concession facility will be “too far from where people sit.” He added, “Hardly anything is going on in that field any more. Every time it rains an inch and half it floods.”

Patty Olson, whose pro...



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