Greenville Recreation and Parks Director Gary Fenton went on record this week saying that he does not want anybody to “freak out” about the idea of public-private development on the Town Common.
Instead, in his first remarks since city management unveiled a 20-year vision for the downtown park that included mixed-use housing and retail, he urged “everyone to hold judgment until true proposals are on the table.”
During the Greenville Recreation and Parks Commission monthly meeting, Fenton said he is neither “instantly against or instantly for” building around the edges of the 12 acres of green space overlooking the Tar River.
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