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(KCEN) -- Families in Temple could see exciting changes to the parks system in the coming years. The city is working on a master plan that would add new facilities and improve current ones, but residents are getting a say in the process first.

City officials are urging people to take an online survey that will determine what changes are made. Kevin Beavers, Director of Parks and Leisure Services says they haven't done a parks overhaul of this size in over 15 years. "It's really a road map and the citizens help drive this, so that's what they have to know," Beavers said. 400 people have responded to the survey so far, but the city is looking to double that. They're accepting responses through July and they hope to have the master plan in place by the fall. The city council will then determine how to fund the new projects.

To participate in the survey, visit the city website.

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