2011 Parks Conference Recap & Training Resources
Below please find the presentations from the 2011 Keeping Parks Open Using Public Private Partnerships Conference. Each set of slides is included in both PowerPoint (ppt) and Adobe pdf formats.
Part #1: Overview, why use private management, answering the critiques
Part 1: Overview (pdf)
Part 2: Bidding and Contract Mechanics
Part 3: Concession Economics
ASU / Sierra Club Debate
Finally, a bit over a year ago, the Parks and Recreation department had a debate on private operation of parks between Warren Meyer of Recreation Resource Management, Grady Gammage of the ASU Morrison Institute, and Sandy Bahr of the Arizona Sierra Club. The video of that debate is included below.