The Journal News is reporting that New Rochelle will receive $9.8M in a county grant to renovate City Park.
Here is the link to the article:
The article says -
The total City Park project will cost $12.8 million and include the replacement of the five fields with artificial turf and a new baseball stadium with lights and grandstands. The plan also calls for a new playground with water sprays, parking improvements and a nature walk, and restroom and concession improvements.
In return, New Rochelle will
In the contract, the county will agree to fund a 15-year bond for the project, which will cost taxpayers an estimated $785,286 each year while the bond is active. In turn, New Rochelle will agree to take over county roads in the city and to develop 185 affordable housing units over 15 years.
I emailed the following question to County Leg. Jim Maisano
In a message dated 1/7/2010 12:45:39 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
Do you happen to know where they are considering putting the 185 units of affordable housing in New Rochelle?
And on 5/19 I got back this response --