Tab Brockman

Hopkinsville Parks & Recreation / Facebook

Hopkinsville has joined the list of Kentucky cities to be designated as a Playful City USA.

The recognition comes from KaBOOM, a non-profit dedicated to providing safe play areas for kids. 

Murray Calloway County Parks and Recreation / Facebook

The Murray-Calloway County Parks and Recreation board has tabbed the executive director of the local chapter of Court Appointed Special Advocates as its next director.

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Murray-Calloway Parks Department director Tab Brockman is leaving his post to lead the same department in Hopkinsville. In a press release, Hopkinsville Mayor Carter Hendricks said Brockman will take over as the head of parks and recreation on September 8.

Murray Calloway County Parks and Recreation / Facebook

Of the nearly 12,000 Calloway County citizens that voted on the failed Parks Referendum yesterday the greatest amount of opposition came from the county. 

Murray Calloway County Parks and Recreation / Facebook

A referendum that would have raised over $1 million in much needed repair funds for Murray-Calloway County parks has been voted down.

Murray Parks Nickel Tax Forum Takes Place Next Week

Oct 24, 2014

Before it goes before the voters next month, the tax referendum benefiting Murray parks will be discussed at a public forum Tuesday. The referendum would place a five cent tax on every one hundred dollars’ worth of assessed property.

Murray Calloway County Parks and Recreation / Facebook

The Murray-Calloway County Park Board discussed many concerns at its meeting last night. At the top of a list of 10 priorities were problems with the community pool and field lighting.

Murray Calloway County Parks and Recreation / Facebook

Murray-Calloway County Parks and Recreation is looking to replace outdated lights and other amenities at their facilities, but they need a substantial amount of money to make those investments.

Parks Director Tab Brockman says many projects involve fundraising in the community in addition to help from the city.

Murray Calloway County Parks and Recreation / Facebook

Murray-Calloway Parks could see a bigger budget if voters approve its tax referendum this November, but it may see reduced funding from local government.

Murray Calloway County Parks and Recreation / Facebook

Murray-Calloway County Parks director Tab Brockman says he turned in more than 3,500 signatures Tuesday to the Calloway County Clerk’s Office, easily exceeding the required amount (3,039) to get a new park tax measure on November’s ballot.

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