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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- Business owners have gotten a partial solution to their beef with a new public park. They took their case to the park's opening ceremony and the councilperson responsible for what they say is costing them customers.
Rose Farm Park on Dixie Highway is part of an effort to improve the area and attract more businesses. The green space has been in the works for more than three years and is meant to provide better drainage and some greenspace, but existing businesses are not happy with the fence that keeps the park secluded.
"We'd like to know when the fence is going to come down, Rick, can you answer that question?" That was business owner Rodney Daugherty's demand as leaders opened the new park on Friday. "All I want," Daugherty said, "is for someone to give me a valid explanation as to why that fence has to be there."
District 12 Metro Councilman Rick Blackwell replies, "Whether or not it's sincere, you know, are we really trying to compromise here, or are we really trying to make a statement and want the fence taken down under any circumstances. You know, that remains to be seen." Blackwell remains adamant that some sort of fence must stay there.
Digital Systems sits on the other side of the fence, barely visible from the street. Eight feet of the fencing have already come down as business owners and city leaders compromised, but local businesses want to see it torn down completely.