The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, January 10, 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:
Park Safety and Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). Parks and Seattle Police Department staff will brief the board on the department’s efforts to incorporate CPTED principals when planning and designing parks.
Downtown Parks Initiative. Seattle Parks and Recreation Center City Parks Initiative Strategic Advisor Victoria Schoenburg update the board on efforts to maintain vibrancy in our urban parks.
Park Board Business.
- Coal terminals. The Board will finalize a letter expressing concerns about any expansion of coal terminals that would result in more trains traveling through Seattle parks.
- Committee reports.
Associated Recreation Council – Commissioners Angulo
Central Waterfront – Commissioner Kincaid
Discovery Park Mitigation Fund – Commissioner Barber
Seattle Parks Foundation – Commissioner Maryman
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). Current members are Antoinette Angulo, John Barber, Megan Heahlke, Jourdan Keith, Chair Diana Kincaid, Brice Maryman, Caitlin McKee, Yazmin Mehdi and Barbara Wright.
The Board meets once a month, normally on the second Thursday, to advise the Parks and Recreation Superintendent, the Mayor, and the City Council on parks and recreation matters. For more information, please call Sandy Brooks at 206-684-5066 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This press release is available on Seattle Parks and Recreation’s blog, Parkways.
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