New York Post: Majority of NYC parks forced to operate with part-time crews

By Rich Calder

June 20, 2015

More than three-quarters of all parks in the Big Apple are operating without permanent staffers — even during the busiest summer months, a top city official said Friday.

Park Department First Deputy Commissioner Liam Kavanagh told a City Council committee that a mere 23 percent of parks have designated maintenance workers during the summer...

“It’s all about figuring out the fairest way to distribute resources,” said Councilman Mark Levine (D-Manhattan). “Right now, we are flying blind.”
Levine also said he would share the information with the public.

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