Haddington Park has been proposed as the name of 's newest open space. The area just north of the would include a dog park for residents.
Members of the Clayton Parks and Recreation Commission came up with the name as part of their Monday meeting, Ward 1 Alderman Andrea Maddox-Dallas announced this week. Maddox-Dallas is an aldermanic liaison to the commission.
The suggestion corresponds with the location of the park on Haddington Court. Land became available after . The city already has 10 parks:
Fundraising for the dog park portion of the facility continues, minutes from the parks commission's August meeting state. The , a nonprofit acquiring funds for civic projects in light of the city's 2013 centennial, has raised $22,000 toward the project so far. A goal of $75,000 has been set.
A list of dog-park supporters at the time included the names of 160 families, and grants from Petco and Purina were being sought.
Clayton aldermen will review the park-naming proposal at a later date.
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