Seattle.gov Home Page
Link to Parks Link to Seattle.gov Home Page Link to Seattle.gov About Us Page Link to Seattle.gov Contact Us Page
Parkways Home Page Parkways Home Page CityLink Seattle

Search Parkways

Categories

January 2013
M T W T F S S
« Dec   Feb »
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

CityLink Seattle

Seattle Park Board to hold regular meeting January 10

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 sandy.brooks@seattle.gov.

This press release is available on Seattle Parks and Recreation’s blog, Parkways.

# # #