Vancouver may share park care

first_imgDick Sohn isn’t sure if his neighbors in the Southcliff area will be willing to pay to keep their neighborhood park tidy.But he said that he’s glad Vancouver is working on a way for them to donate their money and time if they choose to.Public meetingo What: The Vancouver-Clark Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee will review draft policies for an Adopt-A-Park program and also for donations to parks maintenance.o When: First reading at noon Friday; a second reading and possible adoption will be at noon April 15.o Where: Both meetings will be at the Clark County Public Service Center, Training Room 679, 1300 Franklin St.o Information: See all the policies at http://cityofvancouver.us/parks-recreation/whoweare/policy.asp. Contact Jane Tesner Kleiner at 360-487-8313 or [email protected] to give feedback through April 6.“One of the beautiful things about Southcliff is our park,” said Sohn, the neighborhood association’s vice chairman. “A lot of people use it, dog walkers and families. We want to keep it green … and we’re just trying to get it nailed down on what we can and can’t do.”The Vancouver-Clark Parks Department is close to establishing policies on Adopt-A-Park and parks donation processes, both intended to let neighbors help keep their open spaces weeded, watered, mowed and litter-free, Parks Manager Jane Tesner Kleiner said Tuesday.last_img


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