A family enjoys the swing set at “Turtle Park” on JJ Clarke Drive Saturday evening. Brienne Green - Daily Press

A family enjoys the swing set at “Turtle Park” on JJ Clarke Drive Saturday evening. Brienne Green – Daily Press

By ROB LARSON
Daily Press Staff Writer
With this year’s budget process already underway, Artesia City Councilor Jose Aguilar is hoping he can persuade his fellow city councilors to focus some of the city’s attention and finances toward renovating Artesia’s park system.
“Personally, I’m the kind of guy that likes public spaces over infrastructure,” Aguilar said. “Sure, water pipes and sewer lines are important, but the idea of improving all of our parks really has my interest at the moment.” … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.