Civic Park among projects to receive funding from 2019 legislative session

April 30, 2019

The City of Edmonds celebrates receiving capital budget funding for several important city projects, including a Washington Wildlife & Recreation Program (WWRP) grant for Civic Park.


The recently concluded 2019 session of the Wahington State Legislature delivered some good funding news for Edmonds, the city said Tuesday.

Funding for Civic Park led the way with up to $1.35 million for the development of the downtown Edmonds park. Funding would funnel through the Recreation Conservation Office under three parks and recreation programs: $500,000 from the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP), “Local Parks” category; $500,000 from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (pending likely allocation of federal dollars that fund the program) and $350,000 from the Youth Athletic Field Fund.

“Developing Civic Park has been a long-standing goal for the City of Edmonds and our community,” Parks & Recreation Director Carrie Hite said. “We are so grateful for the state capital budget appropriations for helping fund this signature Downtown Edmonds park. We are now even closer to our goal.”

Read the full story in My Edmonds News.