Wednesday November 13, 2019
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Metro Parks and Recreation to Host Public Meetings on Dog Parks, Trails, Skate Parks

As part of a “visioning” exercise, Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation will host 12 public meetings during the months of September, October and November to receive feedback on future park amenities including dog parks, skate parks and walking/hiking trails.

“We look forward to hearing from citizens across Louisville about what they’d like to see in their parks,” said Director Seve Ghose. “With 12 meetings and a public comment period that will last into December, we hope everyone takes advantage of the opportunity to share their hopes and dreams for the future.”

Ghose said the meetings will take place once each week for 12 weeks at four sites: the East Government Center in Middletown; Sun Valley Community Center in southwest Louisville; the Portland Community Center in the Portland neighborhood in west Louisville; and the Cyril Allgeier Community Center in the Camp Taylor neighborhood just off the Watterson Expressway.

The meetings in September will feature a discussion about dog parks; October’s meetings will address skate parks; and November’s meetings will focus on walking/hiking trails. All meetings will last from 6-7:30 p.m.

“This is our and the community’s opportunity to discuss how best to enhance the system to best serve the growing community and disparate needs while improving the quality of life of all residents,” Ghose said.

Ghose said those who would like to attend a meeting but can’t are still encouraged to send comments about these topics and others to parks@louisvilleky.gov.   

Public Meeting Sites
East Government Center
200 Juneau Drive, 40243

Sun Valley Community Center
6505 Bethany Lane, 40272

Portland Community Center
640 North 27th Street, 40212

Cyril Allgeier Community Center
4101 Cadillac Court, 40213

September Public Meeting Dates
Theme – Dog Parks
(all times 6-7:30 p.m.)

  • Tuesday, September 6 – East Government Center
  • Monday, September 12 – Sun Valley Community Center
  • Monday, September 19 – Portland Community Center
  • Monday, September 26 – Cyril Allgeier Community Center

October Public Meeting Dates
Theme – Skate Parks
(all times 6-7:30 p.m.)

  • Tuesday, October 4 – East Government Center
  • Monday, October 10 – Sun Valley Community Center
  • Monday, October 17 – Portland Community Center
  • Monday, October 24 – Cyril Allgeier Community Center

November Public Meeting Dates
Theme – Hiking/Bicycle Trails
(all times 6-7:30 p.m.)

  • Tuesday, November 1 – East Government Center
  • Monday, November 7 – Sun Valley Community Center
  • Monday, November 14 – Portland Community Center
  • Monday, November 21 – Cyril Allgeier Community Center

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