How are parks and recreation facilities named?

Redmond City Council adopted Resolution No. 1516, on April 26, 2019, that established policies and procedures for the naming of public parks and recreation related facilities. It is the policy of the City of Redmond to choose names for public parks and park and recreation facilities based upon the site’s relationship to the following criteria:

  1. Neighborhood, geographic or common usage identification;
  2. A natural or geological feature;
  3. An historical figure, place, event, or other instance of historical or cultural significance;
  4. An individual (living or deceased) who has made a significant land and/or monetary contribution to the park system or who has had the contribution made “in memoriam”; and when the name has been stipulated as a condition of the donation;
  5. An individual who has contributed outstanding civic service to the City of Redmond and who has been deceased for a period of at least two years.

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1. How are parks and recreation facilities named?
2. Who decides the name of the building?
3. What was the community outreach and involvement for determining the name of the building?
4. What is the name of the building?
5. What is the definition of a significant or landmark tree?
6. How many trees will be removed, impacted, and retained from the project site and what is the city doing to mitigate the impacts?
7. How many trees will be replaced?
8. What precautions will be put in place to limit impact to the trees remaining on-site?
9. How was the number of replacement trees calculated?
10. What is the replanting plan after construction of the building is substantially complete?
11. Will the pickleball courts at the Municipal Campus be open throughout construction?