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Tampa City Council to ask Bill Nelson for help in acquiring Marine center

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Under the Buckhorn administration, creating and enhancing city parks has been one of the signatures achievements of his tenure, particularly in the downtown area. Now the community around Gandy Boulevard may have the opportunity for more recreation possibilities. On Thursday, the Tampa City Council called on chairman Frank Reddick to contact U.S. Sen. Biil Nelson to see if he can help the city acquire a South Tampa property leased by the U.S. Marines that would ultimately expand a nearby park. The official motion calls on Reddick to…

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