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Grand Rapids Millage Dedicates Funding for Parks

Election day 2013 is a big day for those who want to see better parks in Grand Rapids.

A coalition is hoping to get voters to approve a dedicated millage for city parks.

The millage campaign has raised the conversation: just what do people want in their city? And how much are they willing to pay to have a good park system?

Steve Faber is the executive director of Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and he’s a member of “Neighbors for Parks, Pools and Playgrounds,” the citizen advocacy group proposing this millage. He joined us today.

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