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Balcony renovation takes center stage
McMinnville officials are moving forward with plans to renovate the balcony area of Park Theater. Being called phase two, the area was removed from the initial work in order to keep the cost of that project under $2 million. An estimate on the work is $70,000.
The proposed budget for Park Theater’s first fiscal year is $615,720 and it includes $70,000 for phase two renovation to complete the balcony. “Basically, all of this is new to us,” said Parks and Recreation director Scott McCord of setting an annual budget for the recently opened facility. “We tried to go off different buildings similar to the Park Theater in estimating electricity and water.