Friday, April 1, 2016

The Future of Fun, April 6

Redmond, WA – Join the City Parks & Recreation Department in-person or online on April 6, 2016, to help shape the future of fun in Redmond! We’ll be unveiling highlights of our updated plan based on collective input from community meetings. We have incorporated ideas from resident into new projects, including a replacement community and aquatic center, that will set the stage for the next 15 years.   Read More >>

“We need to make sure that we interpreted citizen feedback correctly in developing the PARCC plan. During this meeting, we'll present each of the big themes in the plan, explain how we got there, and poll attendees to see what they think. We hope everyone who cares about the future of parks, trails, and the arts in Redmond will attend what should be an engaging session either in person or online,” said Aaron Knopf, Parks Commissioner. 

During this interactive gathering, you’ll have the opportunity to give us feedback and share what matters most to you. 

WHEN: April 6, 2016, beginning at 6:30 p.m. 

WHERE: In-person at Redmond City Hall, City Council Chambers OR Online – hear a briefing and give direct input – at 

Residents can register to participate in the online meeting at visit where they will have the opportunity to participate in a poll and see immediate results of the online participants. If you can’t make either meeting, a video will be posted on this same website with an opportunity for you to provide comments and ideas through April 20, 2016. 

Every six years, the City updates its strategic plan for the Parks & Recreation Department. The 2016 update of the Parks, Arts, Recreations, Culture and Conservation (PARCC) Plan is nearing completion. This revised plan will propose new projects for trails, parks, and recreation. New proposals include a replacement community and aquatic center, a cultural center, strategies for preserving trees and natural areas, the citywide public art plan, and other strategies. 

For questions and more information contact David Shaw, Senior Park Planner, or 425-556-2378.

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