4.5. Secure funding to support development and maintenance of public spaces and ensure those public funds are efficiently and wisely spent. 

First and foremost, the public space system needs to be adequately funded and efficiently managed by the County so that residents, workers and visitors continue to have access to high-quality spaces and programs. A park and open space system that is responsive to the County’s growing needs will require sufficient and consistent County funding, including annual maintenance and programming budget support and long-term capital investments.