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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

  • 6:00 p.m.
  • First Monday, every other month 
  • City Hall, 4301 City Point Drive

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
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Minutes are also available following approval. 
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Members: Place:         Term Expires:                                   
  • Tracye Tipps
Place 1 June 30, 2017                       
  • Suzy Compton
Place 2 June 30, 2016
  • Russell Mitchell
Place 3 June 30, 2017
  • Paul Pena, III
Place 4 June 30, 2016
  • Marty Kusmierski, Chairman
Place 5 June 30, 2017
  • Dianne Spradling
Place 6 June 30, 2016
  • Mike Filis
Place 7 June 30, 2017
  • Beverly Hunt
Alternate June 30, 2016

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.

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.

For questions or more information about this board contact Managing Director of Community Services Vickie Loftice at (817) 427-6620.

All correspondence for the Parks & Recreation Board shall be sent to:

Parks & Recreation Board
c/o City of North Richland Hills
P.O. Box 820609
North Richland Hills, Texas  76182-0609
Fax: (817) 427-6627