Northwest Trek projects face voters

4:50 pm April 18th, 2014

Voters in Tacoma’s Metropolitan Parks District are deciding a $191 million bond measure that would include funding for new facilities at Northwest Trek near Eatonville.
The vote-by-mail election will end April 22. The measure that the district’s commissioners decided in February to put before voters is based on a public study that lasted several years and produced a capital improvement plan for the parks system.
If the bond measure passes, the wildlife park wold receive funding for the construction of Kids Trek, which is a hands-on, nature-themed play area for children; a pedestrian bridge to the Hellyer Center, which hosts classes, meetings, banquets and other events; and upgrades to animal facilities.

(Read more in the April 16 print edition of The Dispatch)

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