Nutter Introduces Parks and Rec Committee Members
Mayor Nutter has introduced the members of the newly created commission on parks and recreation, after last November's ballot question in which voters overwhelmingly decided to abolish the more than 140-year-old Fairmount Park Commission.
The mayor says they received over 200 applications, and after city council submitted a list of 25-nominations, he chose the nine appointees to serve as guardians of the 9,200 acre Fairmount Park:
"The commission will be responsible for setting standards for land use and green space preservation."
The members include the chair of the commission, Nancy Goldenberg, who is with the Center City District:For full story go to: http://www.kyw1060.com/