A third proposal for a park on Little Muskego Lake has come forward after two larger and extremely controversial proposals failed.
The Muskego Common Council on Tuesday will hear a proposal for the city to buy and probably raze two homes on the east side of Little Muskego Lake dam to create a bit of public green space on the lake. The properties are just west of Janesville Road and Pioneer Drive.
The easternmost property goes around the home next door and includes a narrow strip of lake frontage extending about 138 feet to the east of that neighboring home with limited lake access.
The properties are being offered by the heirs of a woman who lived on the lake for many years and died in August 2012. Her house was included with four others in the first park proposal in 2010. That proposal died amid the controversy that engulfed the community. A second smaller park was proposed later but it also proved controversial and died.
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