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Aurora talks ball fields, pool, dog park
Written by Chandra L. Mattingly   
Monday, December 10, 2012 10:16 PM

Did Aurora Park Board go to the dogs, hit a home run, or do swimmingly well in November?

The board approved some changes at the Aurora Little League fields, discussed a location change for the planned dog park, agreed the River City Classic Car Show could be at Waterways Park in June, and learned the city had gotten a grant for its swimming pool.

Paul Kunkel, ALL president, said the league wanted to improve its facility in hopes of being the site of a district tournament in a few years. The league wants to increase the size of and fence its second field to meet requirements, and add a sprinkler system for the grass.

“It is impossible to extend Field 1 to make it the main field,” said Kunkel. The cost of enlarging the first field, for materials only, is about $7,200, plus another $3,000 to $4,000 for a sprinkler system and $2,200 to plant grass.