Why Parks and Recreation are Essential Public Service

Why Parks and Recreation are Essential Public Service

Parks and recreation have three values that make them essential services to communities: Economic value Health and Environmental benefits Social importance Just as water, sewer, and public safety are considered essential public services, parks are vitally important to...
Budget Shortfall May Force Park, Rec Facility Closures

Budget Shortfall May Force Park, Rec Facility Closures

Copyright 2018 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Cobb County parks department has prepared a plan to close several parks and recreational facilities as the county faces a minimum $30 million hole in its budget. This comes after...