Enhance existing downtown public spaces to meet urban lifestyles, attract new residents and
businesses, and provide accessible recreation programs and opportunities.
Up to 10 Years
1 Implement Moore Square Master Plan.
2 Identify and assess downtown needs for public spaces and programs and potential partnership
opportunities in conjunction with forthcoming Downtown Master Plan.
3 Work with City of Raleigh Planning and Development to implement vision and goals of forthcoming
Downtown Master Plan.
4 Develop programs and facilities to meet identified needs for downtown and urban lifestyles, recreation, and
5 Work with Department of City Planning to encourage civic space development through partnership.
6 Implement North Park, Capital Blvd./Deveroux Meadows park projects.
7 Continue to inventory vacant or under-used land for potential open space.
8 Strengthen greenway trail connections through downtown Raleigh.
Continue to engage the public in the planning and design of innovative urban parks and facilities.
1 Implement Public Participation for Park Planning Guidelines consistent with Parks Goal 2: Objective B to
identify innovative urban park and facility solutions.
2 Development public feedback website tool for planning projects consistent with Parks Goal 2: Objective B.
= Action Item will start or is currently underway.
Growth Areas: Goal 2 Action Items continued.
Implementing the Action Items identified for each sub-
system will require staff and financial resources to fully
realize the System Plan’s vision, guiding principles
and goals and objectives. The following administrative
responsibilities focus on customer service and
• Talent Acquisition
• Public Outreach and Marketing
• Safety and Risk Management
• Business Services
Administrative responsibility will need to keep pace with
the implementation time-frames of the Action Items and
associated capital projects. Key areas of focus for the above
Training and skill development
centered on continued high quality customer service,
certification, compliance and staff development goals.
Additionally, continued recruitment and retention of a
high quality, diverse workforce is essential
Data creation,management andmaintenance
in conjunction with increased coordination with partner
agencies, along with continued analysis and planning is
needed to utilize new technology and data. Innovative use
and incorporation of emerging technologies and support
of these resources is a priority.
Public Outreach and Marketing:
partnerships, promotion of facilities and services, along
with engagement with peers are keys to increasing
awareness of offerings. Branding and evaluation of media
development and deployment are additional priorities.
Safety and Risk Management:
plan; patron, employee, contractor and vendor safety; and
prompt responses to environmental concerns and disaster
and emergency responses are priorities.
Budget and funding development
and identification, evaluation of user fees, business
practices and policy development that will support
the implementation of this System Plan and the 2030
Comprehensive Plan are priorities.
5.1.2 Administrative Responsibilities