Metro Parks schedule meeting to discuss Brookmeade Park’s future
The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Metro Parks’ office on Park Plaza.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Metro Parks wants to hear your ideas for Brookemeade Park.
The city shut down the West Nashville park for a time to remove a homeless encampment.
Over the last nine months, the city has moved everyone out and cleaned up the park.
Now the city is looking to Brookemeade’s future. There’s a meeting on Tuesday at the Metro Parks Board Conference Room, 2565 Park Plaza at 5:30 p.m.
The city has focused on clearing homeless encampments from other parks too, like Wentworth-Caldwell Park.
The Parks Board said there is no excuse for allowing any homeless camp to exist in any metropolitan Nashville park.
“We burdened the neighborhood by having a homeless encampment there,” Metro Parks board member Pete Delay said. “We as a city allowed that to become a homeless encampment.”
For Brookmeade specifically, the city is still in the design phase and is looking for contractors.
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