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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Monroe Park Master Plans Project

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Park Master Plans Update

The City of Monroe is creating two long-range master plans for Lake Tye Park and the Cadman Site, which is adjacent to Skykomish River Park. Both plans will chart improvements, guide funding strategies, and help define the future of these parks.

To involve the public in shaping the future of these parks, the City of Monroe hosted two pop-up planning studios and two open houses on September 15th and 16th at the Boys and Girls Club and at Lake Tye Park to gather input from our community.  Both the pop-up studios and the open houses were well attended by the public.

In addition to the pop-up studios and open houses, interested stakeholders had the option to take an online survey to answer questions and provide comments about their vision for the two parks. The online survey was very popular and the number of responses has exceeded everyone’s expectations.

Our contracted consultant, HBB Landscape Architects of Seattle, have condensed the data and ideas that the community brought forth and presented preliminary ideas to both the Monroe City Council and Park Board in joint meetings on September 26 & October 24.  The concepts were refined and a second public open house was held on November 1, along with a second community feedback web survey.  A presentation of the draft plans was given to the City Council & Park Board on December 12.  Next steps include final refinement of the draft plans, with City Council adoption of the master plans to occur in February 2018.

Questions?  Contact us at (360) 863-4557

 
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