Seattle Park Board to hold Regular Meeting and Public Hearing on March 23 for Change in Hours at Kerry Park and Broadway Hill Park

Kerry Park Change in Hours: In response to residents’ concerns, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) instituted a 9-month pilot to change the hours at Kerry Park from 24 hours to 6:00 a.m. -10:00 p.m. SPR staff will present their findings to the Board of Park Commissioners and invite members of the community to give their feedback.

Broadway Hill Park Change in Hours:  In response to residents’ concerns about the close proximity of the park to many residences, SPR instituted a 9-month pilot to make the hours  6:00 a.m. -10:00 p.m. SPR staff will present their findings to the Board of Park Commissioners and invite members of the community to give their feedback.

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  http://pugetsoundoff.org/getengaged. The Board generally meets twice a month, normally on the second and fourth Thursday, to advise the Parks and Recreation Superintendent, the Mayor, and the City Council on parks and recreation matters.

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