Recognition Park Benches

Recognition Park Benches

Recognition Park Bench Donation Policy

Please note that we accept applications year round, but installation of plaques and benches is limited during the summer months (May 15-Oct 15).

 

Option 1: Recognition plaque applied to existing bench

  • Selected bench must be an existing standard, black powder-coated, steel bench
  • Cost of plaque fabrication and installation: $500
  • The donation (bench location, plaque wording, etc.) must be approved by the Department of Parks, Recreation & Waterfront.
  • Not available for City Hall Park benches

Option 2: New standard bench with recognition plaque

  • Installation of a new standard, black powder-coated, steel bench with recognition plaque
  • Cost of bench, recognition plaque and installation: $2500 in most parks and $3500 for City Hall Park
  • The donation (bench location, plaque wording, etc.) must be approved by the Department of Parks, Recreation & Waterfront.

Option 3: Artisan recognition bench

  • Development and installation of a new, custom artisan bench in a proposed location
  • Cost of bench proposed by applicant; an additional administrative fee of $500 will apply.
  • Any associated permits must be completed by the applicant; permitting fees may apply.
  • Dependent on the materials utilized, an additional annual maintenance fee may apply.
  • The bench design must be developed by the applicant and comply with ADA standard requirements.
  • The bench design and donation must be approved by the Department of Parks, Recreation & Waterfront, and the Parks & Recreation Commission.

Please complete and submit the following Park Bench Donation Form.

Basic Memorial Bench Form

City Hall Park Bench Fundraiser Form