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Farmington parks commission considers encroachment policy


The Farmington Parks and Recreation Commission is considering a new policy to clean up the boundaries between residential properties and abutting city-owned parks and trail property.

The first draft of the park, open space and trail encroachment policy came before the parks commission members during their June 12 meeting. Farmington parks and recreation director Randy Distad is working with commission members to outline the new policy.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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