On June 21, the Common Council accepted the gift of two picnic tables from Etsy, to be placed on Promenade Hill. The tables are now situated there.
They are not beautiful. They are not unsightly. They are just picnic tables, looking a tad out of place on our late 18th-century parade.
At her "State of the City" town hall meeting in May, Mayor Tiffany Martin Hamilton announced her intention to create a Parks Committee to "evaluate parks/green spaces from a comprehensive standpoint."
One hopes that such a committee would also have oversight of gifts to the parks to protect the integrity of the parks' design and appearance.
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