At that meeting, the director of the department of parks said, "It's a done deal ... and you're going to love it."
Obviously, the concept of a sports complex predates any significant public notice or actual public involvement in the design or re-purposing of Wellington HIlls Park.
Take a look at the following "Master Plans" ... some of the detail shift and move around ... and there's the extra property they bought on the Park's eastern edge ... none the less, the major elements proposed in May 2012 are about the same as the December 2013 version.
June 25, 2012 Preliminary Master Plan
July 23, 1012 Concept Design
August 30, 2012 Master Plan
January 28, 2013 Master Plan
December, 16, 2013 Master Plan