The Trust for Public Land is working with Chattanooga officials to identify which of the city's 71 parks or greenways need a makeover and the neighborhoods in need of a place for families to play outdoors.

Last week the City Council renewed an annual $100,000 contract with the Trust for Public Land. Part of this year's agreement will be helping advise the city on how more residents can enjoy their neighborhood parks.

"We're excited about this opportunity because it's a real investment in neighborhoods," said Rick Wood, the nonprofit organization's area director.

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