Parks and Rec Board discusses 2019 priorities, Helping Our Parks project
February 21, 2019
The Wrangell Parks and Recreation Advisory Board held their monthly meeting last Wednesday, Feb. 13. Among various topics of discussion was the list of priorities for the department with the new year.
Parks and Recreation Director Kate Thomas lined out some of the priorities she felt needed the most attention. One is to increase the hours of the recreation coordinator position from 30 hours a week to 40. She also said she would like to hire a lifeguard to a permanent position to monitor evening swims at the community pool. This person needs to be a “competent, consistent, committed” li...