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The Monitor

Community voices opposition to potential changes at community garden

December 14, 2017

McALLEN — An 11-year-old walked up to the podium inside city commission chambers Monday, trying to get a group of elected officials at least 30 years older to understand something valuable to him and his neighbors.

The Monitor

McAllen moves on new fire station, parks and rec building

November 15, 2017

McALLEN — The first steps in building a new parks and recreation building and Fire Station No. 2 are underway.

City Commissioners voted unanimously Monday, with District 1 Commissioner Richard Cortez absent, to begin the process of selling bonds to pay for a new parks building and new Fire Station No. 2, which sits next to the popular community garden at the intersection of North Main Street and Harvey Avenue.