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Parks Planning & Open Space

   
Responsibilities

The Planning and Development Division is responsible for the following:

  • Design of park improvements
  • Development of standards for park fixtures, play areas and other site elements
  • Preparation of grant applications for acquisition and development
  • Researching grants 
  • Project management of park capital improvement projects
  • Recommendation of property acquisition
  • Updating the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Comprehensive Plan on an annual basis
  • Working with citizens and volunteer groups to maximize park development, renovation projects and stewardship programs

2018 Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan

2013 Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan

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Contacts

Federal Way Community Center
253-835-6900

Dumas Bay Centre
253-835-2000

Parks Administration
253-835-6901

Parks Picnic / Field Rental Reservations
253-835-6964

Mary Jaenicke
Administrative Assistant
Email

Doug Nelson
Community Center Manager
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Rob Ettinger
Dumas Bay Centre Manager
Email

Cody Geddes
Recreation Manager
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Jason Gerwen
Park & Facilities Manager
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Steve Ikerd
Parks Deputy Director
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John Hutton
Parks Director
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