NO TAX DOLLARS FOR PLAYGROUND AT FOXMOOR
A proposal to install playground
equipment at Foxmoor Park on
Fennimore’s south side has the backing
of the Fennimore Common Council.
But it won’t be receiving taxpayer
dollars to pay for it.
The Fennimore Common Council has
approved a motion that allows playground
equipment to be installed in the park.
But in that motion, the council also
says money for the equipment and
its’ installation, has to come from
If you recall, the city was looking at
installing playground equipment that was
donated by Hardee’s Restaurant in
the park. But it turns out that equipment
is not accessible to the handicapped, and
could not be installed. By the way,
the cost to refurbish it is around $8.000.
Depending on the size of the playground
unit you have installed, it can get pretty
expensive. Fennimore City Clerk
Margaret Sprague says the city paid
$25,000 for playground equipment that
was installed in 2011 in Arborvitae Park.
By the way, the City of Monroe had
playground equipment paid for at Lincoln Park
this year, through the National Football
League’s Play-60 initiative.
Players from the Green Bay Packers along
with volunteers put the final touches on
the playground during the team’s recent
help ti finish installing the