Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Hollice Williams Visioning, round 2

Last October the city held a visioning workshop for citizens to share their ideas for the Hollice Williams park. This is the park that can be approximated as the space under I-110 from Jordan Street south. After that workshop, architects and designers worked to create a conceptual plan for the park space, and now you will have an opportunity to share your thoughts on the plan.

The meeting will be held Wednesday, February 24th, at 5:30 pm at City Hall. Please come and see the plan and let us know what you think. I have had a sneak preview of the framework, and it is exciting. There are many opportunities for citizens and citizen groups to get involved in shaping this project so that we can make this a signature park for our community.

I hope to see you there and hear your ideas for this unique property.

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Parks calendar photo contest

The Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department is again soliciting photos for the annual parks calendar. The calendar for 2010, the first one, included many wonderful images of our parks. For 2011 there is a bit more notice, so you will have a chance to photograph your favorite park during multiple seasons. With over 90 parks in the city, there are many opportunities for finding a great shot. Submissions will be accepted until September 30, 2010. More information is available on the parks website.