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Veterans Park Enhancement Meeting
Tue July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Proposition 68 is a California voter approved bond funding statewide park development and community revitalization program. In this round of funding, there is $254,942,000 available for park improvement projects in California. To date, most park improvement projects have been awarded between 4-5 million dollars.
Humboldt Skatepark Collective
The mission of the Humboldt Skatepark Collective is to enhance the health and quality of life for community members by providing recreational opportunities in Humboldt County. Through advocacy and outreach, we aim to support programs and facilities for residents of the North Coast to engage in self expression and exercise. Greenway partners has been contracted by Humboldt Skatepark Collective to write and submit the grant proposal for Prop 68 funds for the benefit of Willow Creek CSD, Veterans Park.
We have an opportunity to enhance the value of our Willow Creek Community by further developing Veterans Park. Through partnership of HSC, WCCSD and Greenway, we will apply for grant funds by the beginning of August. Community input is critical for the grant application and to brainstorm ideas of how we would like to see Veterans Park be developed. Meetings are being held at the Farmer’s Market every Thursday 4:30-7:30, at the WCCSD July 2 at 6-8pm and a potluck, BBQ @ Vets Park July 13th at 5:30 pm. Surveys are also being sent via email to schools, church groups, recreation/sports leagues, non-profits, Chamber of Commerce and youth organizations in our area, please fill this out if it comes to your inbox.