The city of El Centro will be applying for park grant funding under Proposition 68 — Parks, Environment, and Water Bond. As part of the process, the public is invited to provide input for the various parks it will be submitting for grant applications.
The city has placed suggestion boxes along with banners with graphics of potential improvements at three park locations: McGee Park, Stark Field, and Swarthout Park. Park suggestion boxes will also be placed at other city buildings inclusive of City Hall, the Community Center, and the Conrad Harrison Youth Center.
El Centro encourages all residents and facilities users to stop by and share their ideas. Let the city know what your ideas are concerning the parks. Boxes and banners will be up until July 19. Stop by one of the following facilities:
Stark Field – 4th Street & Lenrey Avenue
McGee Park – Brighton Avenue & Fairfield Drive
Swarthout Park – 4th Street & Euclid Avenue
City Hall – 1249 W. Main Street
Community Center – 375 S. 1st Street
Conrad Harrison Youth Center – 750 Park Avenue
If you have any questions, please contact the City of El Centro Economic Development Department at 760-337-4543.
If you post your suggestions on social media, please tag the City of El Centro. For Instagram, its account is elcentroparksandrecreation; for Facebook, the account is City of El Centro Parks & Recreation.