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November 19, 2015

Proposal to buy land in Fosters for park tabled again

The motion to purchase land in Fosters for a new park was tabled once again after high tension in the Tuscaloosa County Commission chambers Wednesday.

The Tuscaloosa Park and Recreation Authority approached the commission in October to ask for $1.3 million to buy 108 acres on Holly Springs Lane in Fosters for a park. The motion was tabled at that time after a debate over the geological substance of the land.

When the subject was revisited on Wednesday, District 4 Commissioner Reginald Murray withdrew his motion to transfer $700,000 from the surplus fund to the general fund to purchase the property.

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