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Officials: No McEuen Project Conflict

Item: Consensus: No conflict on park project: Officials: Owning private property in vicinity is not a problem/Tom Hasslinger, Coeur d'Alene Press

More Info: Owning adjacent property doesn't constitute a conflict of interest on the McEuen Field redevelopment project, officials said this week. Several people helping craft the conceptual plan aimed at overhauling the downtown 15-acre park have or had ties to property or businesses near McEuen Field. But private property close to the park doesn't constitute a violation of Idaho conflict codes, legal advisers said, so recusing themselves from their official capacities as the plan moves forward isn't necessary.

Question: Should people who own property near McEuen Field who might profit by proposed upgrades to the greenbelt be involved in planning for the renovation?

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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