Parks Advisory Board

Allen Bates Park

The Parks Advisory Board Roles and Responsibilities:

      (1)   Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission on all policies, rules and regulations relating to the administration of city parks, recreation facilities, and recreation activities;

      (2)   Provide advisory oversight of city parks, recreation facilities, and recreation activities, and of recreation facilities and activities on other properties with the consent of the owners or persons in charge of the properties;

      (3)   Recommend any form of recreation activity that will employ the leisure time of residents and visitors in a constructive and wholesome manner;

      (4)   Submit a report to the City Council in October of each year, and other reports requested by the City Council;

      (5)   Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council and city staff and to other political subdivisions on acquiring, operating, improving and maintaining real property, facilities and equipment for parks, recreation facilities, and recreation activities;

      (6)   Make recommendations to the City Council and city staff on the city’s Comprehensive Plan and any other master plans regarding real property, facilities and equipment for parks, recreation facilities, and recreation activities, and on implementing the directives of the Comprehensive Plan and any other master plans; and

      (7)   Make recommendations to the City Council and city staff concerning the utilization of state, federal, or private funds to promote acquiring, operating, improving and maintaining real property, facilities and equipment for parks, recreation facilities, and recreation activities.

Link to Code of Ordinance Reference

Parks and Recreational Areas, § 93 Code of Ordinances


Members:

Chair: Sean McDonald