OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on Parks and Outdoor Recreation will meet Tuesday in Seattle to discuss its recommendations for improving outdoor recreation.
The Governor called together leaders in outdoor recreation to develop an action plan for increasing outdoor recreation activities and encouraging recreation-related jobs and businesses. The task force, which has been meeting since April, is on target to complete its work by September 19.
The task force will meet from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., in Cascade Room, of The Mountaineers building, 7700 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle. There will not, however, be a public comment period.
The 29-member task force includes 17 voting members who are citizens involved in outdoor recreation and recreation-related businesses, 8 state agency representatives and 4 legislators.
The task force is staffed by the Washington Recreation and Conservation Office. More information about the task force can be found at the office’s Web site at www.rco.wa.gov/boards/TaskForce.shtml.