Status Update as of May 1, 2018 

Seeking Volunteers for a Park Funding Citizen Advisory Committee

Apply Online or download the application [pdf]

The City Council adopted the Parks, Recreation, and Open Space (PROS) Plan on July 31, 2017. The Plan provides a blueprint for park improvements and a new community and aquatics center. The City Council has requested the formation of a citizen advisory committee to explore ways to fund these projects.  

Interested Shoreline residents or stakeholders are encouraged to apply.

The Details:

  • The City Manager will appoint up to 15 community members to serve on a Park Funding Advisory Committee.

  •  No prior knowledge or special expertise is required. Residents 15 years of age and older are encouraged to apply. Committee members will be given all the resources needed to make an informed recommendation.

  • The Committee will meet every three Wednesdays between September 12, 2018 and March 20, 2019 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at City Hall.

  • The goal of the Committee will be to explore funding options and prioritize projects.

  • Using the Committee’s input, the City Manager will make recommendations on park funding to the City Council. Council will review the City Manager’s recommendations and make a decision on next steps.

  • Committee members will represent a broad range of Shoreline residents including different community organizations and interests, such as aquatics, indoor and outdoor recreation, public art, ecological restoration, off-leash-dog areas, community gardens, active adults, urban forestry, youth/teen, preschool, special needs, inclusive access, and more.

Background

The City Council adopted the 2017-2023 Parks, Recreation and Open Space (PROS) Plan on July 31, 2017. The PROS Plan includes a new Community and Aquatics Center to replace the Shoreline Pool and Spartan Recreation Center, and strategies to make sure Shoreline’s park and urban forest system keeps pace with growth in the City.  

Meeting Materials

Park Funding Advisory Committee meeting materials will be made available approximately two weeks after each meeting.

Additional Resources

2017-2023 Parks, Recreaiton & Open Space (PROS) Plan

2017-2022 Public Art Plan

2014 Urban Forest Strategic Plan