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City to hold meetings for Athletic Park rebuild

3:48 PM, Apr. 30, 2013  |  Comments
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Wausau's Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department will host two neighborhood meetings for residents to discuss the renovations of the Athletic Park baseball field.

The meetings will be held at the Boys and Girls Club of Wausau for residents who live in the area surrounding the stadium.

The Wisconsin Woodchucks owner, Mark Macdonald, has offered to finance a $2.7 million reconstruction of Athletic Park, which is a city-owned baseball field. He will also donate $20,000 and two homes for the city to build a roughly $315,000 neighborhood park next to the field. The city will finance the remaining $295,000 in construction costs.

Work on the field is slated to begin later this year, once the Woodchucks' season comes to a close. The neighborhood park will result in the permanent closure of 2200 block of North Fifth Street.

Residents will get the chance to weigh in on the plans during two meetings which will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. May 16 at 1710 Second St. in Wausau.

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