What is a Park masterplan?
Provides a flexible a framework for orderly and consistent planning, acquisition, development and administration of parks and recreation resources, programs, and facilities for Fairview - now and into the future.
It accompanies the Fairview Forward 2040 Comprehensive Plan and will be reviewed and updated regularly as Fairview continues to grow and change.
It is not a legal document.
Identify and assess recreation needs in the community, predict future demand, and provide recommendations to City staff.
Create a comprehensive vision for the park system, individual parks, open space areas, recreation facilities, greenways and/or programs in context of its location, natural resources, constraints/opportunities and vision of the community.
It is a comprehensive process, engaging stakeholders and gathering public input, providing a foundation for understanding and responding to the needs of the city.
Parks play a role in economic development and revitalization and contribute to green infrastructure solutions. This master plan can provide a foundation for economic development, building a healthy community, and provide a unique sense of place.
This master plan will allow the city to assess current and future recreational needs, evaluate feasible options, develop a strategic action plan, and budget for long-term or phased-in development and improvements. It will lay out an organizational framework for improving parks and recreation facilities, programs, and services.
Building support and consensus from community members and stakeholders
Informing about a park’s needs and its community assets
Identifying capital improvement goals that are needed to assess fiscal requirements and fundraising needs
Guiding critical decisions about parks and recreation facilities, infrastructure, programs, and services
Developing recommendations and an implementation strategy