With the Committee on Police Practices established, Youth Council is excited to announce their next campaign. After weeks of discussion including a meeting with San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria and his staff, Youth Council has chosen to revitalize a City Heights park as their new project!
If funded, Youth Council's City Heights Urban Village Revitalization Campaign will include Officer Jeremy Henwood Memorial Park (4455 Wightman Street) which is in dire need of upgrades.
Here are the upgrades that Youth Council is requesting:
- 2 Hydration Stations
- 5 more trash and recycling bins
- 5 flat benches
- 8 additional light stands
- Update grass
- Adding 3 shade structures with tables along Fairmount Ave
- 15 tress alongside Fairmount Ave
- Upgrading both playgrounds
- Updating ground from sand and bark to rubber
- Adding swings and spring riders to both playgrounds
- Additional necessary equipment in toddler playground
- Getting playgrounds to meet National Playground Safety Institute (NPSI) standards
- Adding automated faucets, toilets, soap dispensers, dryers, and napkin dispensers
- Adding mirrors, hanging hooks, baby changing stations, seat cover dispensers
- Trash cans for every stall and under the sink
- Maintenance: Clean webs and paint floors
The total estimated project cost is $1,054,375.
The project has received support from Council President Sean Elo-Rivera.
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