Metro Parks, like other public organizations, is impacted by the lower collection of property and sales tax, and rising insurance costs for both employee health care and coverage protecting our parks and facilities.
BIENNIAL BUDGET - 2017-2018
2014 - $198 MILLION CAPITAL BOND MEASURE
|2005 BOND PROJECT FUNDING
In November 2005 voters approved an $84.3 million bond measure. In addition to bond dollars, the Park District was successful in leveraging an additional $52.3 million.
|ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDIES|
|2015 COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT|
- 2014 - $198 million Capital Bond Measure
which will pay for improvements to protect and improve parks and facilities throughout the park district. Highlights include a new Pacific Rim Aquarium, infrastructure improvements to Point Defiance Park and expanded citywide access to recreation.
View 2014 Bond Project Updates
- 2010 - Parks & Recreation Maintenance Levy
to add an estimated $4.0 million in revenue to fund basic safety, maintenance, and day-to-day operations for 2011 and forward
- 2005 - $84.3 million Capital Bond Measure
to pay for improvements to 61 parks districtwide
View 2005 Bond Project Summary
- 2000 - Sales Tax Increase - one-tenth of one percent
to maintain new exhibits and support park projects in all cities and towns throughout the county
- 1999 - $35 million Capital Bond Measure
to pay for Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium renovations and new exhibits
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