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Strategic Goals & Objectives

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Committee Goals

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (2022-23)
Goal# Goal Title Goal Type Goal Progress Goal Text Status Updates V2040 Strategies Objectives  
1 Monitor and support implementation of the Parks Master Plan Ongoing In Process B2 B3 B6 
250 Liaison(s) provide updates to committee and council once per year Completed
252 Work with city staff and parks foundation to identify funding sources for focus project(s) In Process
448 Follow up as necessary on FY 2021-2022 projects: South Beach Marina Non-motorized Boat Launch & Access Improvements, North Newport Neighborhood Park In Process
500 Follow up as necessary on FY 2020-2021 projects: Completion of the Ocean to Bay Trail In Process
501 Determine 1-3 "focus projects" for which the committee will undertake advocacy and identify funding avenues Not Started
502 Appropriate committee liaison(s) meet with city planner and parks director 1-2 times to review tracking spreadsheet to determine progress on PMP projects Completed
3 Work with City staff to revitalize the Parks and Recreation Foundation Ongoing In Process B3 
135 Work with City staff to identify processes for grant writing Not Started
134 Work with the Foundation to identify priority projects that need grant funding and match those with potential sources of grant funds Not Started
503 Partner with the Foundation to identify potential sources of funds, including charitable gifts, fundraising events, and grants In Process
4 Develop a diversity equity and inclusion plan for the committee Ongoing In Process 2022-23: Undertake diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives to ensure that the committee is serving its diverse constituency F4 F5 
248 Provide feedback to City staff in development of the departmental DEI Plan Not Started
504 Diversify committee membership as seats open up on the committee In Process
505 Explore coordination with the Lincoln County Coastal Equity and Inclusion Committee on furthering DEI goals for the committee, possibly including DEI training. Not Started
506 Either via agenda items of the full committee or an ad hoc subcommittee, explore additional steps the committee might take, including potential trainings and review and evaluation of departmental policies and procedures. Not Started
7 Coordinate with other committees on items of mutual interest Ongoing In Process 2022-23: Coordinate with other committees and community entities on items of mutual interest B3 F7 
255 Meet once a year with the advisory committee of the Bicycle and Pedestrian on issues of joint concern Completed
507 Determine if similar coordination should be taking place with other city committees and develop plans for supporting their work via advocacy or other means. Possibilities include NEWTS, SOLV, CCSA, community garden advocates, the Lincoln County Coastal Equity and Inclusion Committee and others. In Process
508 Develop two to four committee agendas inviting representatives of priority groups identified above to meet and discuss items of mutual interest. Not Started
8 Upgrade the citys Tree City USA activities and ensure the committee is prepared in its role as the citys Tree Board. Ongoing In Process B6 
261 Apply for growth award when renewing the TCUSA designation this year. Completed
260 Review TCUSA Growth Award requirements six months before the application renewal is due to the Arbor Day Foundation (July). If additional activities are needed for growth award, develop and implement a plan to accomplish them. Not Started
259 Work with staff to hold an Arbor Day celebration and tree planting in the spring, within COVID guidelines and restrictions at the time. In Process
509 Support efforts to gain urban forestry expertise in the city to undertake critical projects such as conducting a tree inventory for the city and developing an urban forestry plan. Not Started
33 Explore ways the committee and the department can better support the citys 60+ community. Ongoing Not Started B3 E4 E10 F10 
510 Invite 60+ Center coordinator to join Parks & Recreation Committee meetings at least quarterly in order to ensure the committee and the department are meeting the needs of this segment of the community. Not Started
511 Working with the 60+ Center and board, solicit additional feedback from the 60+ community on how we can better serve their needs via a survey. Not Started
34 Review departments new business and plan and support its implementation Ongoing In Process B3 
512 Hold one meeting at which the committee is briefed on the new business plan Completed
513 Review recommendations in the plan related to reducing departmental reliance on the city’s general fund and, with staff and city council, propose a plan for moving ahead. Not Started