Sterkel lead art

An overhead view of a plans to revitalize Sterkel Park in Mansfield. (Submitted artwork)

MANSFIELD -- The next step toward a planned $5 million "community park for all" is scheduled for discussion tonight at Mansfield City Council.

The city's lawmakers will consider a "subgrant" agreement that will allow Richland County commissioners to award $500,000 toward construction of an  inclusive Sterkel Park on the city's south side.

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