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As residents object, city slows on plan to evict park caretakers

 

June 27, 2017

THE PARK-MODEL TRAILER, above, in Northside Park has become an issue with residents and the city is considering evicting the longtime park caretakers who occupy it.

City officials have hit the brakes on a plan to evict the caretaker at Northside Park.

About 40 people attended a meeting at City Hall on June 20 to tell City Manager Ray Towry about the positive impact the caretaker has had in the park and their neighborhood. They asked him not to evict the caretaker.

Tina Lint is the official caretaker for Northside Park. She said she pays $200 in rent and works 20 hours per month. She lives in a trailer on the park and is assisted by her husband, Robert Lint.

“I want to thank you all for coming,” Robert Lint said to all of the neighbors at the mee...



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