Dog Park Committee


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  • 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.