By a vote of 684 to 519 — 57 percent to 43 percent — Redding residents voted against using $500,000 of taxpayer money to fund the installation of an artificial turf playing field outside the , Town Clerk Michele Grande told Patch Tuesday night.
On Tuesday, Oct. 4, Redding residents were asked to weigh in on whether taxpayers should fund a outside of the community center. The project was originally going to be privately funded, but after the Athletic Fields Committee failed to raise enough money privately, .
The question was originally slated to be voted on , but was .
Grande estimated about 18 percent of Redding's voters turned out to weigh in on the issue.
The outcome of the vote was the same as the , albeit closer.