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Duties and Goals

  1. Greenspace Advisory Board
Parks and Recreation

Harris Center

425 Perry St

Rebecca Richardson

Rebecca Richardson

Parks & Recreation Director

The duties and goals of the Greenspace Advisory Board include the following:

  • Preserve greenspace, natural beauty, wildlife habitats and critical environmental areas.
  • Plan for the acquisition and funding of greenspace and its development.
  • Review proposals and select appropriate locations for implementing greenways, coordinating them with existing and future facilities and recreation areas.
  • Investigate ways to create greenspace along roads and major thoroughfares.
  • Make roads and neighborhoods more pedestrian friendly by recommending sidewalk development and ensure that sidewalks can accommodate pedestrian and non-motorized vehicular traffic, and that they are coordinated appropriately with existing and future greenways and greenspace.
  • Ensure that sidewalks can accommodate pedestrian and non-motorized vehicular traffic, and that they are coordinated appropriately with existing and future greenways and other greenspaces
  • In accordance with the Mission Statement of the City of Auburn (adopted in 1995), the Greenspace Advisory Board encourages planned and managed growth as a means of developing an attractive built-in environment and protecting and conserving the City's natural resources.