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File #: 20-309    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing/General Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/26/2020 In control: Parks & Recreation Commission
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Title: Parks & Recreation Commission Work Plan Goals for FY 2019/20
REPORT TO PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION

SUBJECT
Title
Parks & Recreation Commission Work Plan Goals for FY 2019/20

Report
BACKGROUND
At the regular Commission Meeting on July 16, 2019, the Commission discussed current issues, trends, and local needs related to city parks operations and maintenance, recreation programs and community services, cemeteries, and special events. Annually, the Parks & Recreation Commission considers three to five specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and time-bound goals and/or activities for the year. These are intended to focus Commission efforts and respond to community and City Council priorities within existing budget direction, resource limitations, and the purview of the Commission as set forth in the City Charter and City Code.

On July 16, 2019, the Parks & Recreation Commission discussed Work Plan Goals from FY2018-19 and established the draft goals for FY2019/20. At subsequent meetings, the Commission will discuss the Work Plan and makes sub-committee assignments, as necessary. Members then work toward goal completion and provide updates at the regular Commission meetings. The Parks & Recreation Commission FY2019/20 Work Plan Goals are to:
a) Inform the community about parks and recreation infrastructure conditions and provide leadership and advocacy for any potential new funding strategies;
b) Review existing park rehabilitation needs and new residential development park project plans;
c) Host the 39th annual Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival and begin planning celebratory elements for the 40th anniversary event; and,
d) Provide leadership and guidance for a community input and outreach phase for a new 30+ acre community park in the north of the City.

DISCUSSION
At the July 16, 2019 meeting, the Commission discussed and reviewed Work Plan Goals for Fiscal Year 2019/20.

At the August 20, 2019 meeting, the Commission reviewed the existing park rehabilitation needs and recommended a prioritized list of projects b...

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