Community invited to provide feedback on county parks projects at Sept. 20 meeting

Curtin Creek Community Park in greater Brush Prairie. Photo courtesy Clark County Public Works
Curtin Creek Community Park in greater Brush Prairie. Photo courtesy Clark County Public Works

The projects being reviewed are part of the Capital Improvement Plan, which consists of plans for major maintenance projects, preventative maintenance and the creation of new facilities and amenities at county parks

VANCOUVER – Clark County Public Works, Parks and Lands is hosting a public meeting about the budget and plans for parks projects for the 2023 fiscal year. The projects being reviewed are part of the Capital Improvement Plan, which consists of plans for major maintenance projects, preventative maintenance and the creation of new facilities and amenities at county parks, including: 

  • New playground surfaces at three to five parks
  • Development of Curtin Creek Community Park
  • Acquisition of additional parkland and open space
  • ADA/accessibility improvements at various parks
  • Improve public access to Heritage Farm

Revisions to the 2024-2028 projected budget will also be reviewed at the meeting. 

Residents can participate in-person at 6 p.m. on Tue., Sept. 20 at the Bud Van Cleve Meeting Room at Luke Jensen Sports Park, 4000 NE 78th Street. 

Residents can also participate virtually. To attend virtually, registration is required. Registrants will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the meeting. Those who do not register can listen in by dialing 1 (408) 418-9388 and entering meeting number 2499 705 7939 and password 0920, when prompted. Callers using this method cannot use the chat function.

Residents can learn more about the proposed plan at https://clark.wa.gov/public-works/park-projects-and-funding and submit comments to pwparksprojects@clark.wa.gov. Comments must be received by Sept. 30.

Parks and Lands will seek approval from the Clark County Council to utilize available parks impact fee funds, real estate excise tax funds and general funds for projects in the capital improvement plan. Projects included in the plan address park system needs identified in the 2022 Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan, created with input from the community and adopted by council in April 2022.

To receive information about road and park projects, closures, opportunities for community input, and more, residents can follow Public Works on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and view information on Nextdoor. 

Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.


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