Seattle Parks and Recreation invites input on design of new West Seattle Junction park

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is hosting a booth at the West Seattle Farmer’s market, 44th Ave. SW and SW Alaska St., on Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The project planner and manager will gather input from the community for the design of a new park located at 4731 40th Ave SW. This is an opportunity for the community to learn about the project and provide input for the park design.

SPR purchased the .65-acre property in 2012. The design of the park will incorporate accessibility features in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and provide access to open space within this high density urban village. Seattle Parks and Recreation will work with the community on the design and encourages community participation. Please visit our booth on Sunday and participate in this short survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FSQXTMJ.

The Seattle Park District funds the development of this parcel into a park. Approved by voters in 2014, this is the first full year of implementation. The Seattle Park District provides more than $47 million a year in long-term funding to tackle the $267-million major maintenance backlog for Seattle Parks and Recreation as well as other facilities including the Aquarium and Zoo. In addition, it will improve and rehabilitate community centers, preserve the urban forest, perform day-to-day maintenance of parks and facilities, provide more recreation opportunities for people from underserved communities, programs for people of all ages and abilities, and acquire and develop new park land.

For more information or for meeting notification translations please visit http://www.seattle.gov/parks/about-us/current-projects/west-seattle-junction-park-development

For questions about the project or if you need an interpreter or accommodations please contact Karimah Cooper Edwards at 206-233-0063 or Karimah.edwards@seattle.gov.