And on Tuesday, the City Council passed a motion to draft a resolution that would allot a certain percentage of the tax increments generated in the city’s two redevelopment zones — Central and San Fernando Road Corridor — to libraries and parkland acquisition.
Glendale Unified School District officials joined their City Hall counterparts Thursday in calling for continuing the momentum of joint park facilities beyond Cerritos Park.
“It truly does mark a great opportunity for folks in south Glendale,” Supt. Michael Escalante said.
A $23.7-million modernization project at Columbus Elementary School on Milford Street between Pacific and Columbus avenues should free up enough space for a soccer field that the city could develop with the proper funding, Escalante said.