The City believes designation of names for parks and parks and recreation facilities should be approached with deliberation and community engagement. So on January 19, 2016, City Council approved Resolution 1338 establishing policies and procedures relating to the naming of parks.
The City Council, with the advice of the Parks and Recreation Board is authorized to designate names of parks, recreation areas or facilities from among names submitted by an ad hoc Naming Committee.
The ad hoc Naming Committee consists of:
As described in resolution 1338, the Naming Committee procedures will include:
Also resolution 1338 provides a City’s policy to choose names for parks and parks and recreational facilities based upon the following criteria, in no particular order:
The City hopes you will participate in helping the committee learn more about our soon-to-be-permanently-named parks! To participate in the naming process, please fill out the Parks Naming Form and submit before January 15, 2017.
Please contact Denise Johns via email or by phone at 360-282-3195.