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File #: 21-1019    Name:
Type: Presentation Status: Individual Item Ready
File created: 9/28/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/11/2021 Final action:
Title: Presentation of National Gold Medal Finalist Plaque from the American Academy of Park and Recreation Administrators (AAPRA) and National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

PRESENTER: Presenter

Stacey Dicke, Parks and Recreation Director

 

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Presentation of National Gold Medal Finalist Plaque from the American Academy of Park and Recreation Administrators (AAPRA) and National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

 

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DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation

 

 

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The Parks and Recreation Department was named a finalist for the National Gold Medal Award, one of four finalists in the population category 75,001 - 150,000. 

 

The National Gold Medal Award honors public park and recreation agencies and state park systems throughout the United States and armed forces recreation programs worldwide that demonstrate excellence in long-range planning, resource management and innovative approaches to delivering superb park and recreation services with fiscally sound business practices.

 

The National Gold Medal Award Program is governed and administered by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA) in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).

 

The four finalists in our population category were Provo, Utah (Gold Medal recipient), South Bend, Indiana, Waukegan, Illinois and New Braunfels, Texas.

 

The plaque will be presented by National Gold Medal Judge Rick Atkins, Parks and Recreation Director, City of Round Rock.

 

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