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Lack of funds worries parks and rec officials
Gainesville department has been putting off needs, repairs
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Trimming the fat is only healthy for so long. That was the argument a board member for the Gainesville Parks and Recreation Department made Thursday as department officials told the City Council about a weariness with balancing declining revenues with higher demands for their services. “We’re sort of in a bad situation,” said Sam Richwine, chairman of the city parks and recreation board.