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Weaknesses Maintenance Challenges • Future Park Land maintenance • Inadequate maintenance budgets • Improvements vs. maintenance • Aging facilities • Aging infrastructure (2) • Structures that are falling apart • Road maintenance • Over use of some resources Developmental Challenges • Funding • $$$ • No money to develop • Lack of funding • Limited funding • Limited funding • Insufficient funding • Not enough funding • Lack of funding for operations and Park Development • Lack of $$ • Inadequate funding to develop new and maintain existing parks/facilities • Finite $ with infinite needs Lack of Autonomy • Not Quite independent appointed board • Limited control of own funding • Inability to add staff as needed Political Limitations • Lack of funding and support from the BOCC • Politics make strange bedfellows • JCPRD/JoCo BOCC relationships • Lack of BOCC support • Divided board- lead by politics • County commissioners; political limitations Coordination with City and County • Better communication on plans for park land near adjacent municipalities • Park developments don’t fit within current city/county ordinances • Public transit for park users Competition • Competition between divisions • Many competitors in market • Can be perceived as threat by other P&R’s Community Confusion regarding JCPRD Identity • Confusion between county P&R and City P&R’s • Confusion of JCPRD & City “Property” • Lack of Community understanding of breadth of JCPRD Limitations within JCPRD Staffing • No internal plumbing, HVAC …. & Expertise • Aging staff – loss of knowledge • Need more diversity on JCPRD board and staff • Overall volunteer management • Little room for staff advancement • Inadequate staffing levels • Lagging on diversity of staff jcprd legacy plan | 16

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JCPRD Legacy Plan Appendix  

Appendix to the Legacy Plan approved by the Board of Park and Recreation Commissioners on behalf of the citizens of Johnson County, KS.

JCPRD Legacy Plan Appendix  

Appendix to the Legacy Plan approved by the Board of Park and Recreation Commissioners on behalf of the citizens of Johnson County, KS.

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