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Jul 21 2011

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SPI boardwalk to be reconnected

The Convention Centre boardwalk and Birding Center boardwalk are set to be reconnected in structure yet remain divided by a gate. (Staff photo by Scarlet O’Rourke)

By SCARLET O’ROURKE
Staff Writer
editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com

The recent issue of the boardwalk connecting the Birding Center to the Conven­tion Centre has been reopened by the county.

“This has been a 2 year dis­cussion. The city council voted on a compromise that kept the long part of the original board­walk over here and closing off the rest to the birding center,” said Dan Quandt of the South Padre Island Economic Devel­opment Corporation.

Since the City Council voted to separate the two boardwalks in May, the Bird­ing Center side has had a us­age charge while the original boardwalk on the Convention Center side has remained free and open to the public.

To see this story in print, pick up a copy of the July 21 edition of the Port Isabel South Padre Press or check out our E-edition by clicking here.

 

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