Apartments to be Razed for Athletic Complex

As part of a larger parks plan, one Atlanta suburb wants to use its bonds to build a sports complex where housing already exists. Adding to the controversy, the idea doesn't seem to have gone through a proper public review. Melissa Weinman reports.

"The council's vote on the letter of intent to purchase the property was added to the end of the Oct. 24 agenda at the council's work session an hour before the 7 p.m. meeting was set to begin.

'There was no advertisement, no printed agenda, no public notice whatsoever,' [resident Bob] Lundsten said. "I think that's unconscionable.'"

Full Story: Savvy parks planning or urban renewal? City to raze apartments for sports complex

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