* Other includes all segments less than 1% of the total. Negative segments are not shown.
PARKS, OPEN SPACE, & CULTURAL
Parks is responsible for over 1,400 acres of
County park land, the Simpkins Family Swim
Center, County beach access points, after-school
and seasonal recreational programs and cultural
services programs. In 2019-20 and 2020-21, Parks
will be focused on programs and projects that
enhance the County�s park areas and recreational
Complete Chanticleer Park Phase I / LEO�s Haven
� After breaking ground in April 2019, Parks will
be completing the County�s first inclusive
playground at Chanticleer Park.
Simpkins Family Swim Center � Parks will be
addressing critical deferred maintenance at the
community pools facility and renovations of the
Live Oak Community Rooms.
Construction of the nature Discovery Park,
adjacent to the Felton Library, will be an outdoor
learning center and habitat restoration area.
Parks, Probation and Human Services
Department, is partnering with the County
Administrative Office to pilot performance
measurement to help manage internal operations
and publish operational metrics for the public.
With support from the County�s PRIMO! program,
Parks is incorporating Continuous Process
Improvement to improve maintenance crew
deployments for maintaining County parks.
Parks is offering an Internship Program for
students to gain experience in the department.
ART IN PUBLIC PLACES
Art in Public Places provides art in the
development of County building and remodeling
projects with construction costs over $100,000, as
well as public art in public areas for the general
public�s enjoyment. The 2019-20 and 2020-21
budget supports art at County facilities, including
installations at the new County Behavioral Health
Office Building and County Libraries and
continues the Traffic Box Art program.
COUNTY SERVICE AREA 11
County Service Area 11 (CSA 11) encompasses
the entire county except for the four cities and the
independent recreation districts of Alba, Boulder
Creek, La Selva, and Opal Cliffs. It provides funds
for park acquisition, park development and
maintenance, recreation programs, and operation
of the department. In the 2019-20 and 2020-21
budget, CSA 11 will fund new field equipment for
maintenance crews and funding for deferred
maintenance projects at various sites within the
County parks system.
For additional information please see the full budget document