Parks and Rec

But does city hall listen? Employee cost saving suggestions ignored?

In today’s DDN the “Professional” manager is asking for crowd sourced solutions to the budget problem: City revenues are down across the board through April as income tax collections continue to slide $1.5 million below already conservative projections, according to information the finance staff gave city commissioners Wednesday, May 26. “We are at the same Read More

With imagination- all kinds of things are possible

Dayton has shut down many of its pools. Private pools have also closed. Parks and Rec is not much more than a maintenance organization- that tries to keep ball fields groomed and nets on hoops. This story in the New York Times about an improvised urban oasis just shows how a little imagination- and empowerment Read More