Seattle Parks invites public comment on first draft of Parks Legacy Plan!
Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the public to help plan the future of Seattle’s parks, community centers and other facilities. Parks is starting an important public conversation to ensure we have a great park system for generations to come. The goal is to offer access and opportunity to all, in a sustainable way.
“After an expansion of our system made possible by several consecutive voter-approved property tax levies, we are at a crossroads,” said Acting Superintendent Christopher Williams. “Now it’s time to ask the hard questions: Are we spending resources as effectively as possible? What does the public think of our park system? What are the basic services we provide?”
To honor Parks’ 130-year legacy and to plan for our future, Parks needs to hear from Seattle residents, park neighbors and park users. Parks has scheduled a series of public meetings in May and encourages everyone who uses parks, community centers, swimming pools or other facilities to come and say what you think.
While some of the meetings focus on certain Parks functions, comments on any Parks activity or function are welcome at all of the meetings.
People who cannot make it to a meeting and who want to comment on the draft plan can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The draft plan is available online at http://www.seattle.gov/parks/legacy/.
For interpretation services or special accommodations at the meetings, please email email@example.com or call Susanne Rockwell at 206-733-9702.
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