Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Parks in Jefferson County, WA close to save money

PORT TOWNSEND -- Citing a more than $100,000 deficit, Jefferson County Parks Director Matt Tyler outlined a proposal to close four park facilities, cut almost three part-time staff positions and become heavily dependent on volunteers to maintain most other county parks.

The move leaves just one paid staffer for parks maintenance countywide.

"We coping and surviving now," Tyler told the county commissioners Monday, announcing a plan to greatly expand the system's volunteer program to maintain most of the county's 19 parks.

The county park system that serves 2,200 families with 700 children budgeted $539,546 in 2009 expenditures but has only slightly more than $438,000 for 2010.
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