RESOLUTION NO. 740
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, DIRECTING THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION TO EXAMINE FUNDING AND SERVICE LEVEL OPTIONS FOR PARKS, RECREATION AND SENIOR SERVICES
WHEREAS, the City Council’s 2013-2014 goals identified “long range Parks, Recreation and Senior Center operations” as one of its primary goals; and
WHEREAS, the City’s recently revised long range financial forecast anticipates declining revenues available for City services, and in particular the lack of available resources to sustain the City’s existing parks, recreation and senior services beginning in 2016; and
WHEREAS, the City Council previously has adopted a resolution, assigning to the Parks and Recreation Commission the task of recommending funding and service level options for the City’s parks, recreation and senior center needs over the next twenty years; and
WHEREAS, the City Council’s previous resolution directed the Commission to submit a final report for Council consideration by the fourth quarter of 2014; and
WHEREAS, it is the intent of the City Council to develop a strategy in early 2014 to address the City’s more immediate needs with regard to parks, recreation and senior services.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AS FOLLOWS:
The Parks and Recreation Commission is hereby directed to examine funding and service level options to address reduced funding availability for parks, recreation and senior services in 2016. The Commission will submit a report and recommendation to City Council by March, 2014.
ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON DECEMBER 2, 2013.
____________________________________ Ken Grassi, Mayor
Emelita Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Steve Victor, City Attorney