As Seattle Considers Parks District, Tacoma Serves As Useful Comparison

May 16, 2014

Wright Park, located on the edge of downtown, was established in 1890.
Wright Park, located on the edge of downtown, was established in 1890.
Credit Metro Parks Tacoma

Ross Reynolds speaks with Jack Wilson, executive director of Metro Parks Tacoma, about how a Parks District differs from a Parks Department. Tacoma has had a parks district since April 1907; Seattle voters will decide whether to establish a Seattle Park District in August 2014.