County, Ken­ne­saw to build $4.5M rec cen­ter

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - - COUNTY BY COUNTY - CAROLYN CUN­NING­HAM FOR THE AJC

Any ad­di­tional fund­ing will be paid by the city, which will own, main­tain and op­er­ate the fa­cil­ity. The Ken­ne­saw City Coun­cil ap­proved the agree­ment 5-0 on Feb. 4.

Cobb County Govern­ment will trans­fer $4,513,985 to Ken­ne­saw for a new recre­ation cen­ter.

Any ad­di­tional fund­ing will be paid by the city, which will own, main­tain and op­er­ate the fa­cil­ity.

The Ken­ne­saw City Coun­cil ap­proved the agree­ment 5-0 on Feb. 4.

Cobb will trans­fer Spe­cial Pur­pose Lo­cal Op­tion Sales Tax (SPLOST) funds to the city for the fund­ing, de­sign­ing, engi­neer­ing, con­struct­ing and fur­nish­ing of the new recre­ation cen­ter that is listed in the 2016 SPLOST project list.

The cen­ter will be in Adams Park, 2753 Watts Drive near U.S. 41/Cobb Park­way, a 33-acre park.

Presently, Adams Park in­cludes a com­mu­nity cen­ter build­ing, six lighted base­ball fields, four lighted soft­ball fields, a lighted soc­cer field, two lighted ten­nis courts, a play ground, pic­nic pavil­ions and shel­ters, a half-mile con­crete trail, in­door and out­door bat­ting cages, con­ces­sion build­ings, a Scout hut build­ing and a Wi-Fi hotspot.

In­for­ma­tion: Ken­ne­saw-ga.gov

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