Bronson Park

8:19 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Kalamazoo County Board Agrees to Extend Bronson Park Lease

City hopes to buy the downtown park from the county
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - A one-year lease extension for Bronson Park was finalized Tuesday night after receiving approval from the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners. Under terms of the lease, the City of Kalamazoo will pay the county $1 to lease the park for 2014.
6:27 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Kalamazoo City Commission Approves Lease for Bronson Park

City officials want to buy the park from the county, and are working on details to acquire it
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
The Kalamazoo City Commission unanimously approved a lease Monday that calls for the city to lease Bronson Park from the county for one year. The proposed lease now will go before Kalamazoo County commissioners on Tuesday, March 18.
8:04 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Kalamazoo County Commissioners Say More Discussion Needed on Purchase of Bronson Park

The city of Kalamazoo has leased the park from the county since 1855, but would like to buy it outright
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo County commissioners likely will grant an extension to the city of Kalamazoo's lease for Bronson Park, but further discussion is needed before commissioners consider a sale or transfer of the park, they said Tuesday.
7:17 am
Fri February 28, 2014

City of Kalamazoo Looks to Purchase Bronson Park from County

City wants to be able to secure funding for improvements to the Fountain of the Pioneers
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - After leasing Bronson Park from Kalamazoo County through different agreements since 1855, the city of Kalamazoo is now hoping to purchase the land outright. In a letter to Kalamazoo County Corporate Counsel Thom Canny, Kalamazoo City attorney Clyde Robinson states that in light of the two parties' 50-year lease recently expiring, the city wishes to acquire Bronson Park as opposed to entering another leasing agreement.
1:07 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Statue of Abraham Lincoln could be placed in Bronson Park

Group wants to bring statue to park, create endowment to maintain it
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- A statue of Abraham Lincoln could be coming to Bronson Park in downtown Kalamazoo. The Kalamazoo City Commission on Monday approved the placement of a statue commemorating Lincoln's August 1856 visit to the park.

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