Georgetown seeks public input on new parks and recreation master plan

Georgetown seeks public input on new parks and recreation master plan. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown seeks public input on new parks and recreation master plan. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)

Georgetown seeks public input on new parks and recreation master plan. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Georgetown will host a virtual public forum at 6 p.m. on May 24 to kick off the creation of a new parks and recreation master plan, according to a May 7 news release.

The master plan will provide a vision for the Parks and Recreation Department for the next 10 years, the release said.


Consultants GreenPlay LLC will look at the existing parks, recreational facilities and services to determine future needs with input from the public. The plan will prioritize the community’s desires for upgrading and improving parks and recreational assets to develop goals, policies and guidelines, it said.

Additionally, a needs assessment survey will be conducted to determine priorities for the parks and recreation system, facilities and activities as well as availability of funding sources, partnerships and support for the parks and recreational needs, it said.

The master planning process is expected to be completed by January 22, the release said.
By Fernanda Figueroa
Fernanda Figueroa graduated from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and a second major in political science. Originally from the Rio Grande Valley, Fernanda now covers government and education for the city of Georgetown.


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