Tag: Winnemac Park

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Winnemac Park Improvement TIF Legislation Introduced

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This past Wednesday at the March City Council hearing, the Chicago Park District introduced legislation to appropriate $2 million of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) funds for improvements at Winnemac Park including baseball diamond, turf infield and ball field improvements, field drainage improvements and field restoration, tennis court rehab and site paving and site improvements which […]

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Update on TIF Improvements for Winnemac Park

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Funding requests for Winnemac Park I am excited to announce my support of the request for Tax Increment Financing (TIF) dollars for park improvements at Winnemac Park. The Park District is requesting $2 million for park improvements including a new artificial turf baseball infield, field drainage improvements, tennis court renovations and site improvements including pathway […]

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Winnemac Park Tree Pruning

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Hosted by Openlands & 40th Ward Treekeepers, join Treekeepers and TK Program Manager Al in pruning trees at Winnemac Park.¬†Bring your own eye protection, gloves, and a water bottle; and tools if you have them. Tools will be available if you don’t have your own.¬† New Treekeepers looking to do their pruning practicals are strongly […]

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Winnemac Park Dog Friendly Area (DFA) Update

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Since there has recently been interest in the Winnemac Park Dog Friendly Area (DFA) by new stakeholders, I want to provide some context about how this project came to be, and some clarity about its ongoing development.  From 2019 Participatory Budget Process to Community and DFA Committee The call for a DFA began in our […]

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Dog Friendly Area at Winnemac Park

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40th Ward residents recently voted to allocate $100,000 in menu money for a dog park, or dog friendly area (DFA), at Winnemac Park. On January 13, Alderman Vasquez hosted an informational meeting for those who are interested in learning about how to start a DFA and how to be involved in the community-driven process. Meeting […]