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2018 PROS Plan Updates

2018 City of Burien
PROS Process & Updates

Participate in the 2018 PROS SURVEY
Participe en la visión para el future

View the survey in advance.
If you prefer not to participate online,
drop a hard copy off at the Burien Community Center.
For a (pdf) hard copy
  (click here)

Take the City Wide -or- Youth Survey
for an opportunity to win $100 gift certificate
click links below to access online survey
available in English or Spanish

CITY WIDE SURVEY  CITY WIDE Encuesta en Español 

YOUTH SURVEY           
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  Scheduled Focus Groups and Community Meetings have concluded.  Surveys continue to play a vital role in the PROS planning process.

Become eligible for $100 gift certificate drawing by completing the online survey. 

The information you provide will be a valuable tool in developing the future direction of Burien Parks, Recreational programs and facilities.  Your answers and comments will be captured and have a direct impact on what recommendations are presented to Council for approval late 2017.  The approved PROS Plan will establish the guidelines for the next six years.   

 (additional information forthcoming as available)            
  • Chapter 4

               Park Plan Composite  (08.16.17)

  • Chapter 5

                Park Plan Elements (08.16.17)

  • Appendix D Age Specific Distributions
                Age Specific - City of Burien; Totals (08.16.17)
                Age Specific - City of Burien; Percentages (08.16.17)
                Age Specific - King County; Age Distribution (08.16.17)
                Age Specific - King County;Migration, Deaths, Births (08.16.17)
UPDATE 08.16.17
 Community Open House
Location: Highline United Methodist Church: 13015 1st Ave S Burien, WA 98168
(6:30 pm) - Great dialogue with community, exploring new ideas and feedback. Parks Recreation Advisory Board members joined in developing discussions pertaining to the PROS process, outreach, park and programming needs, and priorities.  
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UPDATE 08.09.17 Neighborhood Celebration
Location: Seahurst Beach Park 
Staff provided handouts, survey, and opportunities for feedback or concerns. Shuttle services available between the upper parking lot and the park beach.

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UPDATE 08.02.17 Neighborhood Celebration
Location: Manhattan School Playground Park 
Staff provided handouts, survey, and opportunities for feedback or concerns

UPDATE 07.26.17
Neighborhood Celebration
Location:  New Start High School field
Community participated in a variety of interactive activities, listened to music and enjoyed food and ice cream.  PROS Survey opportunities and information available.

UPDATE 07.19.17  Neighborhood Celebration
Location:  Southern Heights Elementary Field
Community participated in a variety of interactive activities, listened to music and enjoyed food and ice cream.  PROS Survey opportunities and information available.

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UPDATE 07.18.17 Community Open House

Location: Burien Community Center - Community Meeting participation (6:30 pm)
Presented updates for community comment:  Demographics, Brainstorming Workshop Results, Teen Survey Results, Focus Group for partner discussion, Park Plan Updates, and Citywide Plan Elements (2012 PROS Plan) comments.

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UPDATE 07.17.17 Update to Burien Council
Steve Roemer, Director of PaRCS presented updates to Council

UPDATE 06.05.17 City Wide Resident Survey

The release of the online City Wide Survey went live July 5, 2017. Spanish and English versions available both online and in hard copy. 

UPDATE 06.17/18 Wild Strawberry Focus Survey
Parks & Recreation Advisory Board participated in surveying festival participants, obtaining approximately 180 responses. (June 17-18, 2017) Survey is now CLOSED Approx. 180 surveys returned completed.

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UPDATE 05.1.17 Youth - Teen Survey
Survey released through the Highline School District for student input.  Ongoing for participation by youth.  Available online.

UPDATE 06.14.17 Community Workshop #1
Location:  Burien Community Center (6:30 pm) for community participation to provide input and feedback. 
Community participants broke into two discussion groups to identify their challenges, priorities and vision for Burien PaRCS.   Parks Recreation Advisory Board joined in the discussions with community.

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UPDATE 05.10.17
Focus Group Partners

Location:  Burien Community Center (1:00 pm)
Burien non-profit partners identified opportunities and group priorities for each of the participants

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