Open space acquisition and park bond funds spent
(Jul 30, 2013)
The city has preserved 245 acres of open space and completed six park and recreation renovation projects using bond funds approved by Westminster voters in 2006.
Westminster residents voted in 2006 to extend the .25 percent open space sales and use tax for an additional 25 years, until 2032, and to authorize the city to bond the proceeds of the tax up to $20 million to accelerate open space acquisitions and park development.
Bonds totaling $20 million were sold at the end of 2007 with $12 million used to accelerate open space acquisitions.
The pace of open space acquisitions will slow considerably now that the bond proceeds have been spent.
Get more information about the open space areas that were preserved and park and recreation renovation projects from 2008-2012 using the bond funds approved by Westminster voters.