$5 million land purchase approved for SLR River Park
Last updated 6/5/2008 at Noon
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 May 14 to approve the purchase of 142.9 acres of land for the future San Luis Rey River Park.
The property will be purchased from the Frank Nelson Vessels Family Trust for the appraised value of $5,001,500. The parcel is southeast of the intersection of Via Monserate and State Route 76.
“Ten years ago this was a vision, and we’re now making it a reality,” said Supervisor Bill Horn.
The river park had been discussed prior to January 15, 2003, when the county supervisors authorized the county’s Chief Administrative Officer to begi...