Yes, that’s right…the River City Sportplex is too big to fail, so county taxpayers have to step-in and purchase it. Raise your hand if purchasing this park is in your top 5 priorities for county spending. Didn’t we JUST have to fight a meals tax because the county was too poor to purchase radios for our emergency services? Insanity.
Wednesday’s announcement that Chesterfield County plans to buy River City Sportsplex is the latest chapter in a long story centered on sports, money, broken promises and soccer fields.