Parks & Recreation Board


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

Agendas & Minutes

View agendas and minutes.
Agendas are posted at least 72 hours prior to the meeting, as required by state law. Minutes are posted after they have been formally approved by the board. 


Name Place Term Expires
Tracye Lewis, Vice Chair Place 1 June 30, 2023
Kate Beck Place 2 June 30, 2024
Russell Mitchell Place 3 June 30, 2023
Vanessa Copeland, Chair Place 4 June 30, 2024
Casey Daniel Place 5 June 30, 2023
Brad Evans Place 6 June 30, 2024
Russ Murdock Place 7 June 30, 2023
Samuel Robison Alternate June 30, 2024


Board members are nominated by the City Council. The mayor is responsible for the 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 Park & 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 Parks & Recreation Director Adrien Pekurney at 817-427-6620.

All correspondence for the Park & Recreation Board shall be sent to:
Park & Recreation Board
c/o City of North Richland Hills
P.O. Box 820609
North Richland Hills, Texas 76182-0609
Fax: 817-427-6627