Consider whether Acton needs or would benefit from a dog park.
Investigate and document the perceived benefits and drawbacks of establishing a dog park in Acton.
Define the characteristics beneficial to a dog park location, consider the pros and cons of potential sites, and identify the most suitable location from available Acton lands.
Identify elements that would be included in the park (features, design, and specifications). Pay specific attention to accessibility and inclusiveness and to the requirements from potential grant funding sources.
Identify funding sources.
Describe the logistics of maintaining and managing the park.
Engage and educate the public.
Present findings to the Board of Selectmen.
The Dog Park Committee will be advised by and communicate with Town staff and committees as appropriate, including – but not limited to – the Land Use Department and Commission on Disabilities.