Parks plan begins with two new jobs

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board has started formulating its recommendation for putting the new parks fee to use. Beginning in November, the city will begin collecting $4 a month/$8 per utility bill to pay for parks maintenance and improvements. Members of the parks board are developing a plan for the first three years of the fee. In the immediate future, it calls for adding two full-time parks employees, increasing services like mowing and fertilization, replacement of aging equipment and vehicles and system-wide tree maintenance and invasive species removal. In the...

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