3790 Department of Parks & Recreation
Budget-Balancing Reductions
  • The Budget includes General Fund reductions of $1.0 million in 2007-08 and $13.3 million and 129.2 positions in 2008-09.

    The major budget balancing reductions include:

  • 2007-08

    Reduce $1.0 million from the department's general operational support funding.

  • 2008-09

    Reduce $8.883 million and 117.8 positions from the field units of the state park system. This reduction will close 48 state parks out of 278 existing parks and reduce seasonal lifeguards at state beaches in Orange, San Diego and Santa Cruz Counties by a minimum of 50 percent.

    Reduce $4.439 million and 11.4 positions from the administrative and managerial support functions of the department.