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Posted: Friday, April 12, 2013 4:30 am | Updated: 3:00 pm, Tue Aug 6, 2013.

Partnerships between the city and various organizations are the driving force to enhance the community’s needs, Andy Cedillo, the city’s parks and recreation director, told the Copperas Cove Lions Club on Tuesday.

Cedillo shared details of the plans and suggestions he has to improve the city, which can only move forward with the help of community partners, he said.

“We are fortunate that even though we have a small staff, there is a lot of involvement,” he said. “Partnerships are very important as it helps us determine what we need to do in the community.”

Residents and city officials are well aware of areas in desperate need of improvement, Cedillo said, but the main problem continues to be a lack of funding.

Some projects the city hopes to launch are installing lights along the South Park jogging trail, fixing up greens at Hills of the Cove Golf Course, and repairing the driving range net that was damaged by recent winds.

Cedillo also seeks partnerships to help with the maintenance of cemeteries in the city. “Any help we can get is important to the community,” he said.

Lions Club President Jimmy Shuck said the organization helps the community as much as it can with funds raised from the annual golf tournament.

“We want to help out with the other projects, it just depends on the cost,” he said.

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