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PROJECTS & PLANNING
Current Projects - Quick Menu!
To view information about a current project click on the arrow at the right side of the box below and select the park or facility from this list.
Seattle Parks and Recreation values the community's commitment and support to our parks and green spaces. One of our goals is to actively engage and build relationships with Seattle's diverse population. From this page, we invite you to explore information on how to get involved with Parks and to learn the best way to provide input or participate in public processes. Do you have an idea for a park? Do you want to volunteer? Do you need information on current projects?
The information or links on this page provide the information that makes Seattle Parks and Recreation easily accessible to you. You'll find a link to our volunteer opportunities page, information on current and planned projects, our Public Involvement Policy, a link to the grassroots Neighborhood Matching Fund, and a link to the Board of Park Commissioners, who take public comment and consider Parks issues at their regular meetings on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.
The Planning and Development Division is finishing projects from the 2000 Pro Parks Levy and launching the new Parks Levy approved by Seattle voters in November 2008.
If you have questions about a specific project, please refer to the project page. You can contact the project manager listed on each project page, or call the Projects & Planning reception desk 206-233-3872.
Thank you for your interest and support - we welcome your input!
LEVIES AND PROGRAMS
Parks and Green Spaces Levy
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Updated October 23, 2013
PARKS AND GREEN SPACES LEVYIn November 2008, Seattle voters approved a $146 million levy lid lift for Parks and Recreation. This levy has over 50 named projects along with acquisition funding, environmental funding and opportunity funding.
PRO PARKS LEVYIn November 2000, Seattle voters approved a $198.2 million levy lid lift for Parks and Recreation. The Pro Parks Levy is designed to fund more than 100 projects all over the city.
COMMUNITY CENTER LEVYIn 1999, Seattle voters approved a renewal of the 1991 Community Centers and Seattle Center Levy, renewing Seattle Parks and Recreation's commitment to renovate and expand old facilities and provide new centers.
COMMUNITY CENTER OPERATIONS ANALYSISAs part of Seattle Parks and Recreation’s need to reduce General Fund support by $10 million in the 2011 Budget, the Department converted 5 community centers to "limited use" sites.
SEATTLE PARKS FOUNDATIONThe Seattle Parks Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving, improving, and expanding the quality of Seattle's parks, green spaces, and programs, and to building community support for parks.
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PARKS STANDARDSThe Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation Standards are intended to facilitate design and construction of Seattle Parks' facilities through standard requirements.
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