What is the Real Value in What We Do?
By Fred Couceyro, Coral Gables Parks and Recreation
It is a question that Parks and Recreation agencies strive to answer every day. Parks
and Recreation is not necessarily a simple cost impact assessment model. Unlike many
business models, the format to assess cost benefits and economic impact are not as
simple as ascertaining the cost of providing services, the amount of revenue
and computing the net profit for the agency. The reality is that the
majority of parks and recreation agencies do not recover their
costs. They are not profitable, so the age-old question
is what is the real financial value of
parks and recreation?
View past issues of FRPA Journal at www.naylornetwork.com/frp-nxt/
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of FRPA Journal - Fall 2016