YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Supervisor Michael Grace, whose six-year tenure comes to an end in 10 days, led a ground-breaking ceremony on Saturday for a new multi-field recreation complex at Granite Knolls Park, the first portion of which is expected to be completed by the spring.

“It’s a great day for the town of Yorktown, to finally get this project off the ground, in the ground, on the ground—whatever it is,” Grace said. “It’s more than four years in the making. It started way back when and it’s great to finally see it come to fruition.”

Earlier this year, Montesano Bros. Inc., a local company, was awarded a $3.85 million contract to construct three multi-purpose fields, playing courts and other amenities at the town-owned park, located off Stoney Street.

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A $1.1 million contract to install synthetic turf fields, not included in the Montesano contract, was expected to be awarded to Shaw Sports Turf at the Dec. 5 Town Board meeting, but another turf company objected and the vote was delayed.

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