Parks and Recreation Security and Maintenance Funding City Council Subcommittee

At a Work Session on July 26, 2017, the City Council approved the creation of a subcommittee to discuss parks and recreation security and maintenance funding. 

Subcommittee Objectives


  • Gain a better understanding of current Parks and Recreation operations and maintenance (O&M) funding, including safety and security.
  • Explore various funding mechanisms that could address the gaps.  
  • Consider how to maximize use of System Development Charge (SDC) dollars that are currently limited by a constrained O&M budget.
  • Consider how O&M funding can keep pace in the future with additional capital improvements and system growth.
  • Bring information to a City Council Work Session to inform Council’s discussion about Parks and Recreation O&M funding.

Subcommittee Members


The subcommittee members include: Councilor Mike Clark, Councilor Greg Evans, Councilor Claire Syrett, Councilor Chris Pryor, Scott Sanders of the Eugene Parks Foundation, and Hugh Prichard of the Parks & Recreation System Plan Advisory Group. 

Meeting Schedule


  • The first three meetings took place on Wednesday, August 16, Wednesday, August 30, and Tuesday, September 26.
  • The next subcommittee meeting is scheduled for noon on Friday, October 27 in the Singer Room of the Eugene Public Library.

Meeting Materials