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January 14, 2016 Board of Park Commissioners meeting canceled

Due to scheduling issues, the Board of Park Commissioners will hold their first meeting of 2016 on Jan. 28 at the Queen Anne Community Center. 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… [ Keep reading ]

Nov. 12 and Dec. 10, 2015 Board of Park Commissioners meetings canceled

The Board of Park Commissioners canceled the Nov. 12 and Dec. 10, 2015 meetings for the busy holiday season. The Board will reconvene in January. 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… [ Keep reading ]

Aug. 13, 2015 Board of Park Commissioners meeting canceled

The Board of Park Commissioners canceled the Aug. 13 meeting. The Board will be in retreat at the Jefferson Park Golf Club from 2 – 5:30 p.m. At the retreat the Board will be discussing Board business, operating procedures and the work plan for the coming year. The Seattle Board of… [ Keep reading ]

July 9, 2015 Board of Park Commissioners meeting canceled

The Board of Park Commissioners canceled the July 9 meeting. The Board will be discussing the Supplemental Use Guidelines for Natural Areas and Greenbelts at the July 23 meeting. A Board recommendation will happen at a future meeting. The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners is a nine-member citizen board created by… [ Keep reading ]

June 11, 2015 Board of Park Commissioners meeting canceled; presentation and public hearing to be held on June 25

The Board of Park Commissioners canceled the June 11 meeting. They will host a public hearing on Thursday, June 25, to take comments on Supplemental Use Guidelines for Greenbelts and Natural Areas. The public hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Kenneth R. Bounds Board Room at Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Project to build bike/pedestrian trail in SE Seattle moving forward

Seattle Parks and Recreation is moving forward with a plan to design and build the Cheasty Mountain Bike and Pedestrian Trail Pilot Project in the Cheasty Greenspace in southeast Seattle. Last Thursday, May 28, the Seattle Park Board of Commissioners voted to move forward with the proposed trail project. In… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation opts for smoke-free parks

Acting Seattle Parks and Recreation Superintendent Christopher Williams decided on Friday to ban smoking in all Seattle parks. Just yesterday evening, the Board of Park Commissioners voted 8-0 to recommend that the Superintendent enact a smoking ban. The new rule would expand the existing smoking ban from within 25 feet… [ Keep reading ]

Park Board to hold hearing on June 11 on Greenbelt and Natural Areas Supplemental Use Guidelines

The Board of Park Commissioners will host a public hearing on Thursday, June 11, to take comments on Supplemental Use Guidelines for Greenbelts and Natural Areas. The public hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Kenneth R. Bounds Board Room at Seattle Parks and Recreation headquarters, 100 Dexter… [ Keep reading ]

Park Board postpones May 14 meeting; board to make recommendations on smoking ban & Cheasty trail on May 28

The Board of Park Commissioners has postponed its May 14 meeting and will discuss and make recommendations on both the proposed smoking ban in Seattle parks and on the proposed Cheasty Bike and Pedestrian Trail Pilot Project at its subsequent meeting on Thursday, May 28. That meeting will be held… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks invites public comment on proposed smoking ban

Seattle Parks and Recreation is receiving public comment on its proposed smoking ban through May 7. A written briefing on the proposal is available here. There are two ways to provide input: Complete an online Mindmixer survey. Just click on the link and follow the prompts to respond to the question. The deadline… [ Keep reading ]