Company To Change Willow Park Horse Track To New Development

Published in Star-Telegram, October 27, 2016

For years folks have driven past the old Trinity Meadows horse track just off of I-20 in Willow Park and wondered what will ever become of the property.

Now they have an answer.

Wilks Development, out of Cisco, has plans for a mixed-use development that will encompass approximately 224 acres. This includes the former horse track that was open from 1991-96.

The Willow Park City Council recently (Oct. 25) approved the area as a tax increment reinvestment zone. This is a performance-driven economic development tool used to help local governments develop property that otherwise might never be put to use.

“It’s really a conduit on the city council’s part to develop stressed property,” said Willow Park City Administrator Scott Wall.

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