With a new year on the horizon, Alton’s top official believes the City will be even better in 2015. Mayor Brant Walker tells the Big Z that there is a large amount of grant money available to be used to upgrade Gordon Moore and Riverview Parks.

He also says the overall quality of life in the City will be improved by further development at the Multi-Modal Transportation Station site.

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Walker says that $750,000 will be spent to improve Riverview Park and also points to the fact that Alton Square Mall is attracting new tenants as reasons to believe the new year will bring positive growth to Alton.

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