Friends of W.C. Reed Field and Cleveland Parks

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John Baran
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Over the past winter. A Bald Eagle was seen a few times visiting W. C. Reed field. This weekend a Wild Turkey was spotted, and of course the Canada Geese that often march along the grassy field. To…Continue

Started May 1, 2016

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 On June 24, 2015, the City of Cleveland Water Pollution Control (WPC) confirmed that a test result was positive relating to a break in either a resident's Sanitary Line Connection or the Main…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Baran Jul 15, 2015.

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The following suggestion and request was issued to the City of Cleveland on March 16, 2015. Since no response has been received concerning this request. Are the rumors of unannounced future plans for…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Baran Mar 30, 2015.


A February 2015 Site Update has been posted within the U.S. EPA Region 5 web site…Continue

Started Feb 4, 2015

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A 2nd newsletter has been issued by Councilman Brancatelli to the residents of Ward 12.  In the earlier Ward 12 News, Fall 2016, and now the recent Winter 2016-17.  Not a single sentence given in either concerning the plans and possible schedule of Park improvements for W. C. Reed Field. 

Once a Park and now a Field.

Voters of Ward 12.  2017 is a Municipal Election.   Remember the promises given concerning our Park when you vote.  In November, MAKE WARD 12 GREAT…


Posted on December 14, 2016 at 11:59pm


This will be my final Park Update for a while.

On Thursday during the monthly SWCAC meeting an update was given to the community by the City of Cleveland concerning the W. C. Reed project.

W. C. Reed is expected to be re-opened sometime during the summer to walk and play.

The new park improvements are hoped to begin in 2017, and possibly be completed by early 2018?

I wish to state the following:

Once again the date for park improvements have been set back,…


Posted on May 6, 2016 at 11:27pm

2016 Cleveland Budget Approved

Monday night Cleveland City Council approved the City Budget. Included within this budget is funding for the W. C. Reed Park improvements. Information to be posted concerning the project as released.

Posted on March 22, 2016 at 9:54am — 1 Comment

City Funding for the new W. C. Reed Park improvements are uncertain.

City Officials announced publicly at community meetings that once the EPA project is completed.  A new W. C. Reed Park would be constructed.  To date the City has yet to commit and provide the dollars needed to make these improvements.

The City of Cleveland is able find funds in the amount of $32 million for the Downtown Public Square Park.…


Posted on December 26, 2015 at 1:14am

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At 1:00pm on May 4, 2013, lmcshane said…

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