Vote Yes For Parks – Aug. 3 Park Levy Lid Lift

The Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation urges islanders to Vote Yes for Parks, to restore the operations levy for the Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District. This is an all-mail vote, and ballots must be returned by Aug. 3. 

At the Parks Foundation, we raise private funds for specific capital projects and stewardship programs for parks and trails. But supporting the Bainbridge Metro Park District’s day to day operations – facilities, maintenance, programming and management of 1,500 acres of public parkland – falls to island taxpayers, to all of us. 

Working so closely with the Park District, we see firsthand their dedication, skill and efficiency in providing a first-class park system for all residents. Islanders enjoy more park services every year, even as the District contends with limited resources.

Consider: Since the last Park District levy lift in 2008, nearly 40 new park facilities, active […]