Anticipate need to increase enterprise to reduce mill levy support Growing need for adequate resources to maintain level of service and develop new parks
03 The past and current partnerships between JCPRD and various Johnson County Departments. B.01 Human & Community Services • Recent improvements in coordination between JCPRD and Johnson County - opportunity to build and grow • Program partnership with Park Police - Museum • No overall strong partnership with JCPRD, but many discussions - Museum • Strong partner in Community Health Assessment - Health and Environment • Current partnership to place warning sirens within parks - MED-ACT • Partners for 20 years including Special Olympics, programs, and trips - Developmental Supports B.02 Central Services • Growing partnership and comfort level with Facilities Management • Landscape Architecture staff supports Facilities; Facilities provides construction budget assistance to JCPRD • ADA audit program is now tracking parks and recreation B.03 Infrastructure • • •
Existing strong partnership with Planning / Development / Codes No partnership in place with public works for the purchase of streamway No partnership in place for stormwater or coordination of trail and park access
04 Goals/ desires for future relationship and partnerships between JCPRD and Johnson County. B.01 Human & Community Services • Continue communication and coordination • JCPRD involvement in branding and central services will reduce overlap and gain efficiencies • There are still boundaries between JCPRD and Johnson County departments where there should not be • Opportunity for partnership at King Louie facility • Opportunity for partnerships and programming with multiple departments centered on health and wellness • Funding available through partnerships including departments with grant writers on staff • Provide location identification markers within parks and along trails • Storm shelters within parks may receive FEMA funding • Destination inclusive playground • Expanded programming and events for special populations • Improved coordination at staff level between JCPRD and other Johnson County departments • Provide continuing eduction and technology courses • Sculpture Park • JCPRD would benefit from participating fully in county initiatives; previous strong resistance is changing • Current partnership to place warning sirens within parks - MED-ACT • Partners for 20 years including Special Olympics, programs, and trips - Developmental Supports B.02 Central Services • Continued growth of partnership and seek collaboration on major design and construction projects • Future expansion of Facilities “roof” program to include parks facilities
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Appendix to the Legacy Plan approved by the Board of Park and Recreation Commissioners on behalf of the citizens of Johnson County, KS.