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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Park Board to hold regular meeting July 11
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
7/9/2013  12:18:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Joelle Hammerstad  (206) 684-8020


Park Board to hold regular meeting July 11

The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11, in the Kenneth R. Bounds Park Board Room at 100 Dexter Ave. N, in Denny Park at the corner of Dexter and Denny. The meeting agenda includes:

Lifelong Recreation and Specialized Programs. Program participants, advisory council members and staff will brief the Park Board on these two great programs, to include information about what the programs are, who they serve, the numbers served, and the individual and community benefits. The briefing paper is posted on the Park Board web page. 

Shoreline Master Program Update. Sr. Park Planner David Graves will update the Park Board on the Shoreline Master Program. The Master Program regulates development and protects areas within 200 feet of the shoreline. City Council adopted changes to the Program in December.

Park Board Committee Reports. Park Board members will hear report-outs from committee members on the Seattle Parks Foundation and the Arboretum Foundation.

The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners is a nine-member citizen board created by the City Charter. Four members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council; four members are appointed by the City Council; and one member is a young adult appointed by the YMCA Get Engaged Program. Current members are Antoinette Angulo, Bob Edmiston, Jourdan Keith, Chair Diana Kincaid, Brice Maryman, Caitlin McKee, Yazmin Mehdi, Tom Tierney, and Barbara Wright.

The Board meets once a month, normally on the second Thursday with added meetings as the Board deems necessary, to advise the Parks and Recreation Superintendent, the Mayor, and the City Council on parks and recreation matters. For more information, please call Rachel Acosta at 206-684-5066 or email her at rachel.acosta@seattle.gov.

This press release is available on Seattle Parks and Recreation’s blog, Parkways.

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