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Wildomar Promising To Increase Transparency On Parks

Information on parks will be uploaded to a dedicated portal on the city's home page, according to City Manager Gary Nordquist.

The City of Wildomar is promising to be transparent as it moves forward on parks.

During the regularly scheduled City Council meeting Wednesday night, City Manager Gary Nordquist said staff will begin posting all documents and meeting notices pertaining to parks on the city’s website.

The information will be uploaded to a dedicated portal on the home page, Nordquist said.

There have been and during last night’s meeting Councilman Bob Cashman said he felt residents may not be getting enough detail about an opportunity to volunteer on the parks oversight committee currently being formed (click here for more information on how to apply to be a volunteer committee member).

which establishes that a $28 annual special tax be assessed on city property owners for the purpose of parks maintenance. The oversight committee is being formed to help guide administration of the revenues generated from the special tax.

Councilwomen and parks subcommittee members Bridgette Moore and Marsha Swanson told Cashman that residents can access the information via last night’s full city council agenda (click here to see the agenda).

“It’s all there,” Moore said.

“OK, you say it’s there, I trust you,” said Cashman, who pushed that the information be more accessible to residents and not buried in agendas.

Nordquist assured meeting attendees that the city is taking the parks issue very seriously and he promised transparency.

“This is a very big deal,” he said.

Interloper January 10, 2013 at 10:38 PM
What is the status of the 2013 Wildomar Little League? Can the children play this year?
Ken Mayes January 11, 2013 at 05:39 PM
I guess the silence is your answer.
John Lloyd January 11, 2013 at 09:17 PM
I don't know for certain, but I heard the Wildomar Little League is dark this year. They still have the use of the fields by the cemetary so I don't know why. Thay have not been using the City Parks for their games.

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