Bridgeton’s public hearing on splash pad expected to draw comments about proposed location

    Is an area within a war veterans park the place for a splash pad? We’ll find out after tonight’s meeting in Bridgeton.

    City Council will take public comments tonight on the issue. Back in September, the city floated the issue of installing a splash pad for summertime use in the area of Veterans Memorial Park.

    But the plan to clean up the area and charge a “nominal” admission fee isn’t exactly a home run, as the News of Cumberland County explains. While some want to see the park be put to better use, others say the veterans area is no place for a spot meant for goofing around.

     

    It’ll all play out tonight at the 6:30 meeting at the municipal court and police complex.

    Feed the Feed: Does the need to revitalize an area and offer opportunities for families trump the mandated use of the veterans park?

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