Parks Board To Hear Impact of Budget Cuts

The Seattle Parks Board of Commissioners monthly meeting will be held at 7:00 pm , Thursday January 13, 2011 Meeting at Seattle Park Headquarters, 100 Dexter Avenue North.

The agenda is below. The agenda includes an overview of the Parks Department’s approved 2011 budget and three Statement of Legislative Intent (SLI): Paid Parking Analysis, Community Center Partnership and Planning Analysis, and Rowing and Sailing Transition Plan.

For more information contact Sandy Brooks, Park Board Coordinator at 206-684-5066, email or by going to the Parks Board website

  • Call to Order 7:00 p.m.
  • Consent Items: Approve Jan 13 Agenda; Oct 18 Retreat and Oct 28 and Dec 9 minutes; and Acknowledgment of Correspondence
  • Superintendent’s Report 7:05
  • Oral Requests and Communication from the Audience 7:30 (for subjects that have not recently had or are not scheduled for a public hearing) NOTE: Speakers will be limited to 2 or 3 minutes each, to be determined by the chair and based upon # of people testifying. A maximum of 10 minutes testimony will be heard during Oral Requests portion of the agenda. Testimony in excess of 10 minutes will be heard prior to “Old/New Business”
  • Briefing: Overview of 2011 Approved Budget 7:40 Presented by Carol Everson, Seattle Parks Finance Director
  • Briefing: City Council Statements of Legislative Intents for 8:10
    • Paid Parking Analysis
    • Community Center Partnership and Planning Analysis
    • Rowing and Sailing Transition Plan Presented by Carol Everson, Seattle Parks Finance Director
  • Old/New Business 9:00
    • Committee Reports
    • 2011 Committee Appointments
  • Adjourn 9:30

The Board of Park Commissioners is:

  • John Barber
  • Terry Holme, Chair
  • Jourdan Keith
  • Diana Kincaid, Vice-chair
  • Donna Kostka
  • Jackie Ramels

Briefing papers are generally available on the Park Board web page the Friday before each meeting at

View Seattle Channel’s tapes of Park Board meetings, from June 12, 2008 through the most current, at

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