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Strategic Master Plan 2019


The City of Garland has started the process of updating its Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Strategic Master Plan. When complete, the plan will provide a vision to guide the future development, operations and programs of the City’s parks, recreation, open space, trails, and cultural arts system. 

The citizens of Garland will play a major role in the development of this new vision through a variety of public engagement forums.  The Final Plan will highlight a detailed Action Plan with implementation strategies regarding park and facility improvements, programs, events, cultural arts, trails, land acquisition, funding, revenue generation, and policies.  To accomplish this, the City has partnered with Brandstetter Carroll Inc., a firm that specializes in providing recreation planning services to cities, counties and other units of local government.

 



EVALUATE

The EVALUATE Phase involves an inventory and analysis of the community trends, programs, facilities, funding, and management of the current system.

ENGAGE
The ENGAGE Phase will provide a variety of opportunities for residents and visitors to provide their suggestions, ideas, and to identify their priorities for the future.

ENVISION
The ENVISION Phase will utilize all of the previous findings to develop a new vision, guiding principles, mission, goals, and objectives for the future of Garland Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts. 

PLAN
The PLAN Phase will build upon the Envision Phase results to identify implementation strategies to realize the new Vision with recommendations for park and facility improvements, programs, events, cultural arts, trails, land acquisition, funding, revenue generation, and policies. 


 


Contact Information

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts 
634 Apollo Road,
Garland, TX 75040 
Phone: 972-205-2750