Mayor Lauren McLean has put the brakes on the ill-advised land swap of 160 acres of designated park land in SW Boise.
According to the STATESMAN Heronner declared the deal no longer made “financial sense.”
The GUARDIAN broke the original story after neighbors contacted us crying foul, saying the land had been promised as a park for nearly two decades.
We posted several stories which showed the disparity in land values between the SW cropland and the Harris Ranch foot hills property.
The legacy media jumped on the story and it looks like development will be cut short on the public land at least for now.
If the McLean decision holds, she deserves a pat on the back for responding to the will of the citizens over that of developers.
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