On Thursday, July 13, 2017, Mayor Laura Hill presented the National Parks and Recreation Month proclamation to the Community Services Department.
The City of Southlake recognizes parks and recreation programs and facilities are an integral part of communities across the United States, and in particular, their value to the City of Southlake; and,
Whereas, the parks and recreation programs and activities are vitally important to establishing and maintaining the quality of life in Southlake, ensuring the health of citizens, and contributes to the economic and environmental well-being of Southlake and the region; and,
Whereas, the City of Southlake offers a variety of parks and recreation opportunities designed for all ages and interests, including popular recreation or athletic programs, special community events, senior activities, nature exploration, public library events, tennis and aquatic programs, arts and cultural activities and volunteer opportunities; and,
Whereas, the City of Southlake Community Services Department desires to enhance the quality of life for all Southlake residents by providing exceptional recreational, cultural and educational opportunities through its parks and recreation programs; now,
Therefore, I, Mayor Laura Hill, on behalf of the City Council, do hereby proclaim July, 2017, as
National Parks and Recreation Month
and encourage all citizens to “Get Your Play On” during July, and to express our sincere appreciation for the many Southlake parks and recreation programs, and the City of Southlake parks and recreation staff for their dedicated service.