Lack of a quorum prevented Laguna Vista’s Parks Board recently from formally considering the design and improvements for $1 million worth of various community recreational areas.
Summer vacations and other commitments reportedly prevented a majority of the seven-member advisory board from action on the proposal presented by GMS Architects of Brownsville.
However, in the absence of the quorum, members listened, but could not act on a preliminary master plan for four separate parks was presented with only a handful of the board present. It included initial plans for a new $800,000 facility at Roloff Park, a new $125,000 jogging/walking trail on a 15 acre tract of land, improvements to the vacant lot at Tanglewood Apartments and at Veterans Park.
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