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Parks Legacy Plan
Citizens' Advisory Committee

 
Susan Golub: (206) 684-7046
Susanne Rockwell: (206) 733-9702
parkslegacy@seattle.gov

The Seattle City Council has passed, and the Mayor signed, an ordinance placing a "Seattle Park District" measure before the voters of the City of Seattle on the August 5, 2014 ballot.

Important information:

Ordinance relating to creation of the Seattle Parks District for submission to the voters of Seattle.

Ordinance relating to an interlocal agreement with the Seattle Park District, if formation of the district is approved by the voters within the City.

FAQ about the proposed Seattle Park District.

Summary of Parks initiatives contained in City Council proposal.

Details on each initiative included in the proposed Seattle Park Districts six-year spending plan.

Major maintenance projects from Parks Asset Management Plan; plus land-banked sites.

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If you dont see a certain project on the map, it might be part of one of the 30 ongoing major maintenance programs that address smaller-scale projects throughout the city.


Citizens’ Advisory Committee

The Citizen's Advisory Committee, building off the Legacy Plan, has worked diligently since June to create a funding package that addresses the park and recreation needs of all people in Seattle.

The Committee:

  1. Looked at different funding options, including the potential use of a metropolitan parks district or property tax levy
  2. Examined how we allocate these funds and sought a balance among keeping facilities open, maintenance, and acquisition of new land and development of new facilities.

The Committee's made recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on a parks funding ballot measure to go the public for a vote in August 2014.


Meeting Dates and Documents

A Public Conversation with Candace Damon 10/22/13
Hosted by the Seattle Parks Foundation

Citizens’ Advisory Committee Members

  • 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
  • Erika Nuerenberg-Melroy

Parks Legacy Plan


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Updated July 2, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS

For more information about future Parks funding visit the City Council Select Committee on Parks Funding web page.

DOCUMENTS

Parks Legacy Plane - Draft - Click image to download
Parks Legacy Plan Draft You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

Parks Legacy Citizens' Advisory Committee Final Report - Cilck to download
Final Report of the Parks Legacy Citizens' Adivsory Committee
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Investment Initiative Co-Chairs' Rec Analysis - Click image to download
PLCAC investment initiative background materials You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

Public Meetings Discussion Group Notes - Click image to download
Public Meeting Discussion
Group Notes
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Major Maintenance Funding Scenarios
Major Maintenance $15M and $20M Funding Scenarios
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Land Bank Sites
Land Bank Sites You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

Rase and Social Justice Iniative Report
Race and Social Justice ReportYou will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.


SUBCOMMITTEE DOCUMENTS
11/1/13
»Preliminary Prioritization of Investment Initiatives You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

10/17/13
» Partnerships: Investment Initiatives You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.
»New Programs: Investment Initiatives You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

10/10/13
»New Programs: Investment Initiatives meeting notes You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.
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