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File #: 2021-2773    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent
File created: 6/18/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action: 7/13/2021
Title: Commission District(s): 4 and 7 Rename Redan Garcia Park to Chapman Farm and Redan Nature Preserve
Attachments: 1. Chapman Farm and Redan Nature Preserve Map

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                    Department: Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs                                    

 

SUBJECT:  Rename Redan Garcia Park to Chapman Farm and Redan Nature Preserve

 

 

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Commission District(s):  4 and 7

Rename Redan Garcia Park to Chapman Farm and Redan Nature Preserve

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Information Contact: Chuck O. Ellis, Director RPCA

Phone Number: 404-371 -2475

 

 

PURPOSE:

To rename the Redan Garcia Park to Chapman Farm and Redan Nature Preserve.   This property is located at 5338 Redan Road and currently serves the surrounding community as a passive recreation space.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

The community that utilizes this park has requested that Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs change the name from Redan Garcia Park to Chapman Farm and Redan Nature Preserve.  A petition was submitted to RPCA Citizen Advisory Board for the name change and the CAB unanimously approved the request on March 23, 2021.  RPCA acquired the nine acres property in 2010 from the Garcia-Vicario family.  However, the historical owners of the property were the Chapman family.

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

No fiscal impact

 

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To approve the resolution to rename the Redan Garcia Park to Chapman Farm and Redan Nature Preserve; and authorize the Chief Executive Officer to execute all necessary documents needed to completion.