The Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan was adopted by council on May 21, 2019.
On September 6-7, 2017, staff met with key stakeholders to begin the process of updating the 2010 Parks, Recreation & Open Space Master Plan.
On Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, from 6 - 7:45 p.m., the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department held a town hall meeting to discuss updates to the Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan at the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins. The public was invited to come learn, provide feedback, and collaborate with others on the future of San Marcos open spaces.
The Parks and Recreation Department sought input via an online survey between October and November. Hard copies of the survey were available at the San Marcos Activity Center. Those that completed the survey by Nov. 8 were entered into a drawing to win one of three prizes. Ben Kvanli won the one-year individual membership to the San Marcos Activity Center. Gabrielle Moore won the Rio Vista Fun Prize Pack including a propane grill, grill utensils, a waterproof phone pouch, and sunglasses. Patricia Randow won the Greenspace Hiking Prize Pack including a hydration backpack, hiking pole, and sunglasses. Final survey results can be found here: Parks, Recreation, & Open Space Master Plan Survey Results (PDF).
On Wednesday, May 23, 2018, from 5:30pm-7:30pm, the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department held an update meeting at the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins. The public was invited to attend.
Community Meetings were also held at the following locations:
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - Goodnight Middle School, 1301 TX 123 - Goodnight Middle School Public Meeting Presentation (PDF)
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - First Lutheran Church, 130 W. Holland St. - First Lutheran Church Public Meeting Presentation (PDF)
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - Westover Baptist Church, 1310 Advance St. - Westover Baptist Church Public Meeting Presentation (PDF)
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - Dunbar Recreation Center, 801 W MLK Dr. - Dunbar Recreation Center Public Meeting Presentation (PDF)
Council passed and approved the plan on May 7, 2019. It was then passed, approved, and adopted on May 21, 2019.