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Parks & Recreation Board
Park Board
Back Row l to r: Mike Filis, Suzy Compton, Russell Mitchell, Dianne Spradling, Paul Pena
Front Row l to r: Marty Kusmierski, Tracye Tipps, Beverly Hunt

Meetings
  • 6:00 p.m.
  • First Monday, every other month 
  • City Hall
    7301 NE Loop 820

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
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Minutes are also available following approval. 
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Members
  • Tracye Tipps, Place 1
  • Suzy Compton, Place 2
  • Russell Mitchell, Place 3
  • Paul Pena, Place 4
  • Marty Kusmierski, Place 5
  • Dianne Spradling, Place 6
  • Mike Filis, Place 7
  • Beverly Hunt, Alternate

 

Appointment
The City Council member elected to the City Council place corresponding to the board member's place number shall be responsible for nominating the person to serve in such place. The mayor is responsible for nomination of the alternate. Nominations are subject to approval by a majority of the City Council.

Terms
Board members serve two-year terms.

Powers & Duties
The Parks and Recreation Board shall act in an advisory capacity to advise the City Council and city manager concerning the acquisition, development, maintenance and use of parks, playgrounds and open spaces in the city and shall conduct its business at such times and under such rules and regulations as it may prescribe. It shall be the duty of the board to make continuous study of the needs of the city for the establishment of public parks and recreation facilities, to investigate and recommend the locations or sites at which public parks and recreation facilities should be made available within the municipal limits, suggest means of acquiring and developing such facilities and furnish the City Council and city manager with plans for development and improvement of all such facilities and to report to the City Council and city manager the results of its studies, recommendations and plans. In the performance of these duties said board shall act in an advisory capacity. The board shall have no authority to spend nor to commit the city to the expenditure of any funds or monies, except under the specific authorization and direction of the City Council and city manager.

Contact
For questions or more information about this board, contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 817-427-6620.