Let's Go Renton!

Fall 2019

City of Renton Programs, Events, Fitness, and Fun for Everyone!

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PARK IMPROVEMENTS We want to hear from you! Join us for an open house to tell us about your priori�es for Renton's Parks, Recrea�on and Natural Areas Plan update. October 3, 2019, 6 – 8 pm Renton Community Center, 1715 Maple Valley Hwy * Light refreshments will be provided. PARKS, RECREATION & NATURAL AREAS PLAN Renton JOIN THE CONVERSATION ABOUT PARKS, RECREATION & NATURAL AREAS www.rentonparksplan.com Spanish and Vietnamese interpreta�on will be available at the open house. To arrange for other assistance, please call 48 hours in advance: 711 (TDD) or 425-430-6600 (voice) Parks bond helps improve quality of life new fiberglass and aluminum grated deck- ing, stairs and finger piers. Improvements were also made to the boat launch, Trestle Bridge and Sailing Center. Work is still to come on the parking lot, water walk and picnic floats. The promenade around the swim beach and irrigation system will be replaced and steps will be taken to repair and prevent shoreline erosion. Three other parks, Tiffany, Cedar River Trail and Thomas Teasdale, have received new playground equipment. Cedar River Trail also hosts the first TRACK Trail in Washing- ton, which uses self-guided adventures to encourage youth to explore. Kiwanis Park and Philip Arnold Park will receive improvements to ball fields and play- ground equipment, as well as improved ADA access. Park projects like these are identified because of input from residents. The Parks, Recreation and Natural Areas Plan, which establishes city priorities, is now being updated. Residents are encouraged to give their input online at rentonparksplan.com or at an open house on October 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Renton Community Center. Since late 2018, the city's Community Services Department has undertaken a modernization program to improve Rent- on's parks. Projects are being funded in part by a $14.5 million park improvement bond authorized by the City Council last October. A Parks, Trails and Community Facilities Advisory Committee, established by the City Council, identified projects that aligned with the city's goal of providing parks and recreational facilities for all neighborhoods while maintaining geographic equity. Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, one of the most popular parks in the state, received FOR MORE DETAILS VISIT RENTONWA.GOV/PARKS 23

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