Citizen’s group wants Hedlin’s Ballfield for open space
January 20, 2021
The Town Council last week amended La Conner’s Comprehensive Plan to rezone historic Hedlin’s Ballfield for residential use.
But the unanimous action does not prevent the nearly two-acre site from remaining an open public use area.
Town Planner Marianne Manville-Ailles told Council during its almost two-hour Jan. 12 Zoom meeting that public uses are allowed within residential zones.
That has kept the door at least slightly ajar for a recently formed local citizen’s advisory group to raise funds and work toward retaining the present status of the Hedlin property as a youth sports fi...