Actually, only half of the $400 million authorization would bespent on land preservation. The balance is earmarked for improvingthe existing county park system. Specific land tracts targeted foracquisition won't be announced until after the votes arecounted.

Much of the land destined for purchase lies in totallyundeveloped western sections of the county. However, Browardofficials have promised residents of blighted areas closer to theocean that some of the money will be spent to improve theirneighborhoods with park projects.

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