Parks Department goes under the microscope

When the Parks District Levy passed in the fall of 2014, the City Council committed to investing in a performance review and management¬†of the Department of Parks and Recreation to ensure that levy funds would be spent well. They allocated $317,000 in the 2015 budget, and in the fall of 2015 Matrix Consulting was hired to perform a review. Last Thursday, Matrix delivered their draft report to the Council’s Parks, Seattle Center, Libraries and Waterfront Committee. (presentation here)

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