Taxpayer asks: where is the field maintenance?

Why is no one outraged about the lack of maintenance on our fields? Is this money in the budget and not used? Do we need to add it to the budget? Can we hire someone skilled in gardening and grass maintenance to take care of our precious green space? Somerville cannot afford to give up any green space that we have. We need more than we can possibly acquire, so replacing green space with plastic carpet just doesn’t add up.

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