Officials in the troubled Los Angeles-area city of Vernon are contemplating a possible bond issuance, among other remedies, to pay for $60 million in grants for parks and recreational facilities that were agreed to during the legislative session in order to stave off the threat of disincorporation, according to published reports.

In addition to recommending a series of reforms, Sen. Kevin De Leon, D-Los Angeles, told Vernon officials he would help them defeat the bill to disincorporate if they agreed to contribute $60 million to fund community projects in the cities surrounding Vernon, according to the Los Angeles Times

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