Proposed list of rec centers to be closed released

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham Mayor William Bell released Wednesday a list of the city's recreation centers he proposes should be temporarily closed as part of his effort to save money.

Mayor Bell's staff released the following list to FOX6 News:

Howze Sanford
Willow Wood
Harrison
M L King
Crumpton
Sandusky
Fountain Heights
Roosevelt City
Harriman

Bell's office said these nine parks were chosen because of their condition and low yearly attendance.

Tuesday, Mayor Bell announced the closings as part of his plan to cut millions of dollars in spending in the 2011 budget.  The budget was submitted to the city council for discussion.

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