Apr 14, 2016
Molovinsky Opposes Dog Park
I'm opposed to Allentown creating a Dog Park. As someone who visits one Allentown park or another every day, I can tell you that every park is a dog park. At least half the people in any given park are there with their dog(s). So, while there is no reason for a separate dog park, there are reasons why we shouldn't create one. Pawlowski has already suggested that it be placed in one of the two unneeded parcels that he purchased, to help justify that controversial deal, which may be under investigation. Instead, both those parcels should be sold, because the current park system is underfunded.
Now, as far as the park system being currently short funded; The Cedar Beach Pool project is dead in the water, or I should say, without water. Since our Mayor In Limbo announced the project on his facebook page, no work has occurred. Although the bottom of the pool was removed, the project has come to a standstill. Apparently, it is yet another project that has no budget led way or time frame, which is becoming an Allentown tradition.
Although City Council Park Committee Chair Cynthia Mota knows nothing about the parks, Council still has never responded to my offer to be a citizen liaison on park matters.
molovinsky on allentown would like to concentrate on historical posts this spring. Let us hope that the administration's shenanigans slow down, permitting time for some history lessons.
photo: I'm explaining the spring pond and its neglect, while giving a tour of the WPA structures in Lehigh Parkway.