Recreation and Parks Department Holding First Budget Planning Meeting

The San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department is holding a public meeting on its next budget at Ward Recreation Center.

INGLESIDE, San Francisco — The San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department is holding its first meeting with the public to discuss its next two-year budget.

Residents will be able to have some say on its quarter billion dollar budget on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Minnie and Lovie Ward Recreation Center. It will be the first of two meetings to discuss preliminary plans for fiscal years 2020-21 and 2021-22.

“Learn about our department’s budget instructions for the next two years, and let us know your priorities in your neighborhood parks,” a news release for the meetings states.

SFRPD’s 947 full-time employees manage more than 220 parks, playgrounds and open spaces plus Sharp Park in Pacifica and Camp Mather in the High Sierras. The department is also responsible for Coit Tower, the Marina Yacht Harbor, the San Francisco Zoo and Lake Merced.

Interested individuals unable to attend the jan. 28 meeting can also provide comment at the Feb. 6 meeting at at the Portsmouth Square Clubhouse, located at 50 Walter U. Lum Place.

Meeting Details

What: Recreation and Parks Department Public Budget Meeting

Where: Ward Recreation Center, 650 Capitol Ave.

When: 6:00 p.m.

When: Jan. 28, 2020

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