In January of 2021, Seattle Parks abrupty closed the Westcrest Play Area, providing instead a promised replacement schedule. Over the intervening years Seattle Parks has published revised schedule after revised schedule, each time citing various delays. Today we ask...
It has been over two years since Seattle Parks closed Westcrest Play Area citing safety issues. Each time Parks provides communication regarding this project it is only to delay construction another six months to a year. Here we are now six updates later and we seem no closer to breaking ground on the promised play area replacement.
It begs the question, is Seattle Parks being run in an efficient and effective manner? How are our taxpayer dollars being spent? How do we trust the word of Seattle Parks again?
Thanks to @kpetersmark for the timeline details for Westcrest Park.
delays since January 2021
number of days since play area closure
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