(Cleveland) – The city could regain control of its Lakefront State Park if a bill under consideration in the Ohio House is passed by the legislature.
The measure would end the 50 year lease between the City of Cleveland and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. It has the support of Mayor Frank Jackson, with state leaders upset about the high cost of park maintenance and security.
If the city regains control of Lakefront State Park there's speculation the Cleveland Metroparks may take over management of it.
Under the legislation, 5 other parks would also be returned to local control.
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