The survey found that Encinitas residents ranked preserving natural areas and keeping existing park facilities in prime condition as their top goals.
When given a list of park-related spending options and asked how to divvy $100, preserving and protecting natural habitat areas got the largest share of the money, $25, and increasing trails came in second with $19, said Art Thatcher of GreenPlay LLC, the lead consulting company handling the parks planning project.
Adding an aquatic facility came in third, he said.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
City consultant's survey discovers the obvious: residents want natural open space and trails, not more city-run recreation programs