What do you believe the role of private partners should be in maintaining and improving public parks? What actions would you take to strengthen and improve public-private partnerships?

Natasha Harper-Madison

City Council, District 1

As mentioned above, I have no doubt that the way forward, in the face of
years of under investment, is through partnerships. In my role as a
community advocate I’m often tasked with finding the money, talent and
various other resources to help see people through hard times. I have
amassed a thick rolodex of contacts and resource connections. It would be
my sworn duty to tap into these and discover others to benefit our ever
important park spaces. Sustainability in partnerships requires
understanding of one another’s interests and a benefit to all parties
involved. I believe this should be driven by data and compassionate