Duties and Goals

Harris Center

425 Perry St

  1. Email: webparksrec@auburnalabama.org
  2. Phone: (334) 501-2930
  3. Hours:  M-F: 8AM-5PM

Rebecca Richardson

Parks & Recreation Director

  1. Phone: (334) 501-2930
  2. Email: brichardson@auburnalabama.org

The duties and goals of the Greenspace Advisory Board include the following:

•Preserve greenspace, natural beauty, wildlife habitats and critical environmental areas.

•Plan for the acquisition and funding of greenspace and its development

•Review proposals and select appropriate locations for implementing greenways, coordinating them with existing and future facilities and recreation areas.

•Investigate ways to create greenspace along roads and major thoroughfares.

•Make roads and neighborhoods more pedestrian friendly by recommending sidewalk development and ensure that sidewalks can accommodate pedestrian

and non-motorized vehicular traffic, and that they are coordinated appropriately with existing and future greenways and greenspace.

•ensure that sidewalks can accommodate pedestrian and non-motorized vehicular traffic, and that they are coordinated appropriately with existing and future greenways and other greenspaces

•In accordance with the Mission Statement of the City of Auburn (adopted in 1995), the Greenspace Advisory Board encourages planned and managed growth as a means of developing an attractive built-in environment and protecting and conserving the City's natural resources.