Seattle Park Board May 9 regular meeting is canceled; next meeting is Thursday, June 13
The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners has canceled its regular meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9. The next Board meeting will take place on Thursday, June 13.
Instead of the May meeting, Board members will attend six public meetings coming up on the first draft of the Parks Legacy Plan.
Parks has embarked on a planning process to develop a strategic direction for the future by addressing these questions:
A first draft of the plan is available for public review. Parks and Recreation will hold six public meetings during the month of May. Both the first draft of the Plan and details about the public meetings are available at http://www.seattle.gov/parks/legacy/. Parks encourages and welcomes comments from the public at the public meetings and at email@example.com.
The public meeting schedule is:
• Wednesday, May 8 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.: SPORTS, RECREATION, AND AQUATICS
• Monday, May 13 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. SENIORS, TEENS INCLUDING LGBT, COMMUNITY CENTERS AND ASSOCIATED RECREATION COUNCIL (ARC)
• Thursday, May 16 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.: ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS, OPEN SPACE
• Tuesday, May 21 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.: GENERAL MEETING
• Wednesday, May 22 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.: IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE COMMUNITIES
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/.
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 (http://www.leadershiptomorrowseattle.org/YMCA.asp). Current members are Antoinette Angulo, 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 Sandy Brooks at 206-684-5066 or email her at email@example.com.
This press release is available on Seattle Parks and Recreation’s blog, Parkways.
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