Ed Murray, Mayor
8/7/2014 5:51:00 PM
Jeff Reading, Mayor's Office Communications Director (206) 684-3952
Jason Kelly (206) 684-8379
Mayor Murray applauds passage of Parks District measure
SEATTLE (August 7, 2014) – Seattle Mayor Ed Murray today issued the following statement in response to the apparent passage of the Seattle Parks District measure by Seattle voters:
"I want to thank Seattle voters for their support of the parks district and commitment to creating a lasting legacy of open space and facilities for generations of Seattleites.
"This vote means a sustainable source of funding for our parks system. We will begin work immediately to address our existing maintenance backlog, working diligently to manage the needs of our park system as Seattle continues to grow as a city."
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