On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Richland City Council adopted the 2019-2025 Parks and Recreation Master Plan through Resolution 94-19.
Plan Purpose – The City of Richland’s Parks & Recreation Master Plan establishes a framework and guide for park and recreation services as well as identifying the city’s parks and recreation facility, program, and community event needs. It strives to balance community needs with the financial realities of the City’s Parks & Public Facilities Department. By making the plan sensitive to Richland’s current conditions and needs, the plan helps position the City to successfully compete for park improvement grant funds. It also supports strategic targeting and prioritizing of capital investment and operational programming. In addition, this plan is a tool used to forecast needs and plan for the maintenance and upkeep of existing and future parks and recreational facilities in support of the city’s programs and events. It Provides critical context and information for City officials to use when developing budgets and implementing the City’s Strategic Leadership Plan.
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