Selma Olinder Park

$600,000

open space authority funds contributed to project

2003

project awarded

The Authority granted the City of San Jose $600,000 to construct a segment of Coyote Creek Trail as part of the Selma Olinder Park development. The project also funded restoration and irrigation of native plants along the creek.
Award Date:
August 13, 2003
Program:
20% Funding Program
Location:
1117 Woodborough Drive, San Jose

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