City of Seattle

Ed Murray, Mayor


SUBJECT:   Parks Legacy Citizens Advisory Committee to hold first meeting June 25
6/20/2013  4:27:00 PM

Parks Legacy Citizens Advisory Committee to hold first meeting June 25
Mayor, Council-appointed group to consider Parks funding options

Council Parks and Neighborhoods Committee Chair Sally Bagshaw will greet a new committee they have appointed, the Parks and Recreation Legacy Citizens Advisory Committee, at its first meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25 in the Kenneth R. Bounds Park Board Room at 100 Dexter Ave. N.

The Mayor and Council created the committee to review the draft Parks Legacy Plan ( and to propose options for a potential package of parks and recreation projects, ongoing maintenance and operations, and programs and to identify strategic funding options for that package.

At this first meeting the committee members will introduce themselves, go over roles and responsibilities and common understanding of the committee’s purpose, discuss public involvement, and introduce key Parks and Recreation stakeholders.

The committee will wrap up its recommendations to the Mayor and Council by December 2013.

Committee members are: Barbara Wright, Co-Chair, Charlie Zaragoza, Co-Chair, Thatcher Bailey, Steve Daschle, Juli Farris, Bill Farmer, Thomas Goldstein, Jessie Israel, Diana Kincaid,
Michael Maddux, Brice Maryman, Yalonda Gill Masundire, Mustapha Math, David Namura and Erika Nuerenberg-Melroy.

The committee’s next meeting will take place at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24 in the same place.

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