Mike McGinn, Mayor
6/25/2012 3:09:00 PM
Dewey Potter (206) 684-7241
Seattle Park Board to hold regular meeting June 28
The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 28, in the Kenneth R. Bounds Park Board Room at 100 Dexter Ave. N, in Denny Park at the corner of Dexter and Denny.
The meeting agenda includes:
South Lake Union incentive zoning and potential funding for downtown community center.
A briefing by Seattle Department of Planning and Development staff on a proposal to implement incentive zoning in South Lake Union and seek funding for a downtown community center.
Briefing and panel discussion with the Seattle Parks Foundation and the Associated Recreation Council. Bill Keller, Associated Recreation Council Executive Director, and Thatcher Bailey, Seattle Parks Foundation Executive Director, will join the Board in a discussion of the groups’ relative role and responsibilities, and how they can support and work with each other in carrying out Parks and Recreation’s mission.
Briefing papers on the Associated Recreation Council and Seattle Parks Foundation are available on the web at http://www.seattle.gov/parks/parkboard/. A briefing paper on the South Lake Union proposal will be available on the web by close of business Monday, June 25.
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). The Board meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month to advise the Parks and Recreation Superintendent, the Mayor, and the City Council on parks and recreation matters. NOTE: The Board meets once a month on the fourth Thursday. For more information, please call Sandy Brooks at 206-684-5066 or email her at email@example.com.
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