Parks Advisory Board
Members Term Expires
Philip Oxford 5/2016
David Aguilar 5/2016
Kenneth Pruneau 5/2016
VACANT 5/2018
Aurelio Torres 5/2018
Eduardo Sanchez 5/2018
Functions of the Parks Advisory Board
  • The Parks and Recreation Board shall acquaint itself with and make a continuous study and inspection of the complete park and recreation system of the city and shall advise the City Commission, from time to time, as to the present and future maintenance, operation, planning, acquisition, development, enlargement, and public use policy of the city parks and recreation system.
  • It shall consult with the City Manager on the qualifications desired in filling position of Public Service Director when that position is vacant.
  • It shall use its best efforts to secure the support and cooperation of civic clubs in the establishment and conduct of a year-round park, city beautification and recreation program for the city.
  • It shall make an annual report and recommendation to the City Commission on its activities and work.
The Mayor and five Commissioners shall each appoint one member to the Board.  Each of the six members of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board shall serve for a maximum term of three years, but in no case shall the member of the Board serve for a term longer than the term of office of the Mayor or Commissioner making the appointment.  In the event a member of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board vacates office during his term, the Mayor or Commissioner making the appointment shall appoint a replacement who shall serve for a term not to exceed the remaining term of office of the Mayor or Commissioner making the replacement appointment.

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