Piedmont City Council Approves Controversial Blair Park Plan

Follow the money: in this case, $6 million. A group of Piedmont residents offered it up years ago to construct a new soccer field and miniature sports complex on the city’s last remaining open space, and last night the Piedmont City Council formally accepted. The meeting lasted until 2:30 a.m. thanks to a parade of speakers, reported the Piedmont Patch, but in the end the council voted just as it has in past Blair Park decisions: four in favor, and one, Councilman Garrett Keating, opposed.

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