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Park Foundation Summary


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Meeting History

Mar 7, 2017 4:30 PM  Park Board Regular Meeting

Mr. Widman recapped the work being done to form a Park Foundation. He reviewed the proposed makeup of the board, the goal of raising funds for capital improvements, and marketing for the effort. Positive feedback has been received from his initial reachout to potential board members.

Mr. Widman reported on the City Council retreat and asked that any suggestions for discussion at the retreat be forwarded to him.

Mr. Widman thanked the board for their support.

Ms. Gupta inquired on reviewing applications for City boards/committees for potential foundation board members. Mr. Widman will use the Mayor as a resource as well as past board/committee members and the Rochester Area Foundation. Ms. Gupta suggested reaching out to existing Friends groups.