A deal between the local school district and the city of Coeur d'Alene that will ensure that two recreational open spaces remain public property is a step closer to being finalized. Coeur d'Alene school board members on Monday unanimously approved a motion calling for the school district to transfer the two properties it owns - Bryan Field and half of Person Field - to the city in exchange for $750,000. The five-member board also approved a resolution detailing the land transaction, after board chair Tom Hamilton read the two-page resolution into the public record. "I do believe it was important (to read the document) because the code does require, for us to consider adjusting the value, we have to be on record saying that it is in the best interest of the district," Hamilton said. "And it is," said Trustee Ann Seddon/Maureen Dolan, Coeur d'Alene Press. More here.