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June 29, 2014 12:00 AM

Olympia eyes public-private partnership on parks

It should surprise no one that the Olympia City Council finds itself in a new conundrum about public parks. This city loves its parks, and pressure to create new parks has been mounting recently on a variety of fronts. But the city doesn’t have the financial resources by itself to make good on old promises or consider new ones. And other government funding sources are as equally strapped for cash. So Olympia is exploring the concept of partnerships with the private sector.

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