Parks and Recreation will trim services to match budget reduction

Director Lucy Robinson has announced there will be changes to Parks and Recreation hours and services coming soon, due to a pending cut in borough funding for the department.

Recreation Coordinator Devyn Johnson said last week the details were still being worked out.

As proposed in the draft budget for the fiscal year starting July 1, the borough contribution to the Parks and Recreation Department would drop from $640,000 last year to $554,000. Borough funds cover more than 70% of the budget for the department’s programs and maintenance, including the community center and swimming pool.

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