PALMETTO—On Monday, January 20, 2014, The Palmetto Community Redevelopment Agency and City of Palmetto will host a ground breaking ceremony for the new Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park. The ground breaking will signal the construction of the new walking park through the Palmetto Ward 1 community. The park will feature a lake with fountain, decorative lighting, pavilion and walking trail.
The event will occur at 11am, January 20th, 2014 at the proposed entrance on 17th Street West just to the west of the Youth Center. Please park at the Palmetto Youth Center parking lot. The groundbreaking will
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park is funded by the Palmetto CRA and City of Palmetto. Portions of the Park’s water features are funded by the Southwest Water Management District.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park is designed by CPH, CRA project management will be performed by Allison Gause Engineering and will be constructed by Stellar Development.
For more information regarding the groundbreaking contact the Palmetto Community Redevelopment Agency at 941-723-4988.