Parks & Recreation Board

Overview


The Mission of the Parks and Recreation Board is to advise the City Council in the acquisition, development, improvement, equipment and maintenance of all:
  • Athletic fields
  • Community center
  • Other recreation facilities
  • Parks
  • Public playgrounds
  • Senior citizen center
The Board also recommends policies that will benefit and promote the leisure and recreational needs of the community.

Membership & Organization

The Parks and Recreation Board consists of seven members. Vacancies will be appointed by the City Council. Regular meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at City Hall.

Duties & Responsibilities


The Parks and Recreation Board shall review and make recommendations:
  • About the five-year Capital Improvement Plan in its annual progress report summarizing its activities and accomplishments
  • Concerning recreational activities on any of the properties controlled by the city
  • Concerning the Parks and Recreation budget
  • Relating to management of a public park and recreation program
  • Relating to the conduct on public playgrounds, athletic fields, concession rights and other recreation facilities and activities that employ the leisure time of the citizenry

Committee Members


  • Christine Gilbreath, Council Liaison
  • Julie Hepler, Staff/Secretary
  • Brett Pohoreske, Place 1, Term ending June 30, 2017
  • Judy McMillen, Place 2, Term ending June 30, 2018
  • James Hotopp, Place 3, Term ending June 30, 2017
  • Debra Fleenor, Place 4, Term ending June 30, 2018
  • Donnetta Chance, Place 5
  • Lezo Foley, Place 6, Term ending June 30, 2018
  • Darlene Walker, Place 7, Term ending June 30, 2017