Areas parks get recycled tire grants
Two parks in Labette County and the Yates Center Reservoir will get new tables made from recycled tires, The Parsons Sun and The Yates Center News reported. The cities of Yates Center, Edna and Oswego received state health department grants. Yates Center will get $2,596 for eight picnic tables at the reservoir. Edna will receive $3,036 for eight picnic tables that comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act for Edna City Lake. Oswego will get $4,404 for 12 picnic tables, including two that comply with ADA, for Riverside Park. The grants are funded through a 25-cent tax paid on the purchase of new tires.
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