Mike McGinn, Mayor
4/26/2012 11:26:00 AM
Karen O'Connor 206-684-8020
2012/2013 Parks and Green Spaces Levy Opportunity Fund Allocation Process Begins!
Seattle Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the start of the 2012/2013 cycle of the Parks and Green Spaces Levy Opportunity Fund. The 2008 Levy, allocates $15 million in funding for community initiated park development or property acquisition projects. In the first round, $7 million was allocated to projects throughout Seattle. This next round will distribute $8 million.
Proposal Letters are required if applicants want to submit full project applications. Project proposal letters are due by 4 p.m. on Monday, June 11, 2012. Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Monday, September 17, 2012.
Parks is hosting a series of technical assistance workshops to help the public with the application process. The first round of technical assistance workshops will focus on project proposal letters and are scheduled for the following dates:
- Tuesday, May 1, 2012
8016 Greenwood Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98103
- Thursday, May 3, 2012
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Jefferson Community Center
3801 Beacon Ave. S
Seattle, WA 98108
Parks held the first Technical Assistance Workshop on Monday, April 25, 2012 at West Seattle Golf Course.
For additional information about the project please visit the Opportunity Fund website at http://www.seattle.gov/parks/levy/opportunity.htm or contact Seattle Parks and Recreation Planners: Susanne Rockwell at 206.684.0902 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Emily Lofstedt at 206.684.7047 or email@example.com
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