Parks and Recreation Commission
The Parks and Recreation Commission meets regularly at 6:30 PM on the third Wednesday of each month. The Parks and Recreation Commission consists of seven members appointed by the City Council. Each member is appointed for a three year term (with the exception of members appointed in 2017 for staggered 2 year/3 year terms). The purpose of the Commission The purpose of the Parks and Recreation Commission is to advise the City Council on matters pertaining to the activities of the Parks and Recreation Department. Any Commission recommendations involving alterations or improvements of parks, playgrounds and other recreational areas shall submitted to the City Council and Community Development Department as appropriate. The Commission's responsibilities include:
1. Advising on planning and policy matters relating to the services provided by the Parks and Recreation Department;
2. Advising the Parks and Recreation Department and Public Works Department on planning and policy matters relating to the creation, operation, maintenance, management and control of all parks, playgrounds, community recreation programs and activities; and
3. Advising on the management, execution, installation, or placement of the public art in public places within the City; and
4. Receiving community input concerning parks and recreation activities as well as public art.
Commissioners also participate in variety of special events sponsored by the Sausalito Parks & Recreation Department such as the annual Easter Parade and Egg Hunt, Fourth of July Celebration, Halloween Parade and Chili Cook-Off. The Commission has also been very successful in promoting and receiving input on various recreation services from the public and advises the Parks & Recreation Department based on the community’s feedback.
Length of Term: 3 years
Requirements: Must be a resident of Sausalito
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