Franchot to tour Bowie’s Allen Pond Park

– Comptroller to See Results of Program Open Space Funding –

WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot

Bowie Mayor Frederick Robinson

WHAT:          Comptroller Franchot will join Bowie Mayor Frederick Robison, City Manager David Deutsch and Director of Capital Projects Matt Reno and other local elected leaders this afternoon for a tour of Murtaugh Field I at Allen Pond Park. The city’s premier 85-acre multi-use park includes athletic fields, the Bowie Ice Arena, an amphitheater, skate park and the 10-acre, stocked Allen Pond. In 2009, as a member of the Board of Public Works, the Comptroller approved Program Open Space funding for the design and installation of artificial surface at the field and for new lighting.

WHEN:          Today, May 12, 2015

                        2 p.m.

WHERE:        Allen Pond Park

3339 Northview Drive

Bowie, MD 20716

MEDIA CONTACT:  Barbara Sauers 410-260-7438 (office), 410-212-9414 (cell)