Cooper: This MAPS about ‘people, parks and places’

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by Matt Patterson

A project well under way and another that could shape the city’s future took center stage at the Tower Theatre during Ward 2 Councilman James Cooper’s MAPS 4 meeting Thursday night.

About 50 ward residents quizzed city officials on what MAPS 4 would mean for their neighborhood, while also getting updates on the progress of the Better Streets, Safer City initiative passed in 2017.

MAPS 4 goes before voters Dec. 10. The nearly $1 billion package would come with an array of items, from funding to help the city’s homeless and youth to a new coliseum at State Fair Park. City residents got their first look at the proposed items this summer during a series of presentations.

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