Local Funding Sources and Resources

Mayor & City Council

The mayor and City Council may supply direct funding and local matching for funds for state and federal grants. They may adopt regulatory measures for setbacks, open space requirements, and trail easements, and may adopt a Recreation Impact Fees Ordinance. They also may provide political support.
 

City Departments 

The city departments are the Parks and RecreationPublic WorksTraffic / StreetsUtilitiesPlanning, and Engineering departments. Each department may coordinate the planning, land acquisition, implementation, and maintenance efforts among individual departments, which will lessen the financial burden of trail development on one department. This also includes alternative transportation efforts in each department. 

Private Developers

 
With the inclusion of the trail / pathway standards, housing developers will be required to meet such standards as part of their development's Capital Improvement Program. 

Tourism Agency 

Tourism agencies may provide funds or services for promotion and publishing information regarding trails, routes, destinations, etc. 

School Districts 

School districts may provide funding for land for use as outdoor classrooms / labs and greenways. 

Special Interest Groups

 
Special interest groups may collaborate funding with organizations with compatible interests.