Rochester Hills Buys Itself a Little Something ‘Green’ for Christmas

Earlier this week, Rochester Hills City Council unanimously approved the single-largest purchase of green space property in the city’s history.

The city will be spending just over $1 million for a more than 48-acre parcel on the north side of Riverbend Park, near Hamlin Road, on the city’s south side. The deal was approved Dec. 15 after negotiations.

“This purchase is the crown jewel of open spaces in Rochester Hills,” Parks and Forestry director Mike Hartner said in a statement. “Many people have worked relentlessly over the last 23 years to make this dream a reality to permanently protect this significant natural feature of our city’s re-settlement.”

Read the rest of this article by Paul Kampe over at TheOaklandPress.com.

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