Roslindale Playground Updates, FY17 Budget Edition

Over the past few weeks we have been in frequent contact with representatives from the Parks Department about a few projects in Roslindale. Between those conversations and today’s release of the city’s FY17 recommended budget we have a few updates on some projects we have been advocating for. Continue reading

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FY16 Budget Recommendations

Today the Mayor’s office released its FY16 recommended budget. As the first budget primarily developed under Mayor Walsh as well as the first budget since Chris Cook was named Parks Commissioner, this recommendation provides us a unique glimpse into the city’s plans for the future of its park system. Most important to our efforts are the updated capital plan, which covers the five year span from 2016 to 2020, and the Parks Department’s capital budget. Here’s what is planned for Roslindale’s playgrounds, as well as a little bit of insight into how the Parks Department will operate over the next five years. Continue reading