Also, much of the park budget didn't go up in smoke in the form of fireworks.
I understand the need to have more activities...and that's probably what comes up in surveys...so they will focus on things like volley ball or trails and the such...it's understandable.
As a now outsider, I think Granite City does a great job honoring those who have served. I loved the banners and the such.
However, the fountain --- as one poster said -- with LED could be an attractive touch to the Downtown area.