The Pinecrest Village Council on Tuesday agreed to buy four and a half acres on Southwest 72nd Avenue and 96th Street for a possible park.
The council unanimously agreed to offer $2.5 million for the land. Council members have not concluded what the property’s use will be, but they talked about a passive park with nature trails that permits dogs.
In an April survey conducted by the village, 52 percent of residents said there is no need for more green space or parks in the village. But several residents at Tuesday’s council meeting expressed support for the council’s decision.
The council has not decided how the property will be funded, but City Manager Yocelyn Galiano Gomez said it will either be funded by reserve funds — the city’s savings — or over a period of time.
In other action Tuesday, the council: