METROPOLITAN BOARD OF PARKS AND RECREATIONAGENDA FOR BOARD MEETINGTUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2009(1:30 PM)CENTENNIAL PARK BOARDROOM2565 Park PlazaI. CALL TO ORDERII. ROLL CALLIII. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCEIV. APPEAL OF DECISIONSV. CONSIDERATION OF MINUTESVI. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS/INTRODUCTIONSVII. INTRODUCTION OF STAFF, NEW EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERSVIII. METRO COUNCIL REFERRALS11-09-00 Mr. Sam Coleman, Councilmember of the 32nd District, requests permission to address the board with regard to Resolution 2009-1009.A resolution requesting the Director of the Metropolitan Parks and Recreation Department to provide the Council with a list of rural and/or isolated parks and greenways for purposes of a possible exemption from the prohibition on carrying handguns.
Sunday, November 29, 2009
Antioch CM Sam Coleman is bound and determined to follow through on his intention to allow guns in rural parks not because they have especially high crime rates but only because they are rural. He is due to make an appearance at the Parks Board on Tuesday to press his case, which ought to give board members an opportunity to challenge him to show why our generally crime-free rural parks require guns for safety: