Sports Field upgrade on hold
Last updated 8/17/2017 at Noon
The city had hoped to replace the worn out artificial turf and make other improvements to Freedom Field at the Sports Park this fall with help from a $100,000 grant from Snohomish County secured by County Councilman Terry Ryan. The council also approved for a $250,000 grant from the State IF the legislature passed a capital budget and the bonds to pay for everything. That did not happen.
The over $4 billion in capital grants that would also help fund opioid treatment facilities, school construction and even Mill Creek’s new turf, are being held hostage in a political fight over a totally...