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SD City Council delays decision on parks and rec funds

SD City Council delays decision on parks and rec funds

The San Diego City Council elected to postpone its vote on amending the parks and recreation fee schedule amid concerns about a lack of public input and too many unanswered questions. At the Oct. 31 meeting, the council heard from 26 speakers in opposition, many of them longtime recreation council volunteers in communities from Adams Avenue to Ocean Beach and Carmel Valley, concerned about the elimination of their revenue source and loss of local control.

Rather than take the vote, the council instead referred the item to the Dec. 6 Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods committee meeting to allow more details to be vetted.

District 1 Councilmember Barbara Bry said like the...

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