Board of Park Commissioners Retreat on August 14

The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners will hold a retreat at 2 p.m. at the Mount Baker Rowing and Sailing Center, 3800 Lake Washington Blvd S. on Thursday, August 14. The Park Board will discuss the performance measurement work plan and the community centers strategic plan. The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Park Board will occur on Thursday, September 11, 2014.

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 the City Council; four members are appointed by the City Council; and one member is a young adult appointed by the YMCA Get Engaged Program (http://www.leadershiptomorrowseattle.org/YMCA.asp). Current members are Antoinette Angulo, Tom Tierney – Chair, Bob Edmiston, Diana Kincaid, Brice Maryman, Mazohra Thami, Yazmin Mehdi and Barbara Wright.

The Board meets twice a month, normally on the second and fourth Thursdays, to advise the Parks and Recreation Superintendent, the Mayor, and the City Council on parks and recreation matters. For more information, please call Rachel Acosta at 206-684-5066 or email her at Rachel.Acosta@Seattle.gov

This press release is available on Seattle Parks and Recreation’s blog, Parkways.

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