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Two Greenwood-Phinney projects awarded money from Neighborhood Matching Fund

August 1st, 2011 · Comments

One project in Phinney Ridge and another in Greenwood were awarded money from the city’s Neighborhood Matching Fund 2011 Large Projects Fund.

The Phinney Neighborhood Center received $98,250 for a concrete stairway and a small community plaza carved out of the current parking lot. The project is part of the Phinney Center’s Capital Campaign to renovate the campus. The Phinney Center must provide a match of $162,103, which can be in the form of money or work hours from the community.

Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.

Volunteer group Vision Greenwood Park received $48,500 to construct a multi-sport courtyard in Greenwood Park. The court will provide recreation for older children, teens and adults. Vision Greenwood Park must provide a match of $48,500.

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  1. Whopper says:

    “$98,250 for a concrete stairway”

    I guess this is what they consider an ‘essential service’ at city hall.