Public meeting 

The Parks & Recreation Commission meets monthly on the second Wednesday at 5 p.m.



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Staff contact 

Juli Seydell Johnson

Board Members

  Term: 01/01/16 - 12/31/19, Cara Hamann - Vice Chair 

Term: 01/01/16 - 12/31/19, Joe Younker - Chair

Term: 01/01/17 - 12/31/20, Jamie Venzon           

Term: 01/01/17 - 12/31/20, Commission vacancy

Term: 01/01/18 - 12/31/21, Stephen Bird

Term: 01/01/18 - 12/31/21, Ben Russell     

Term: 01/01/18 - 12/31/21, Angie Smith

Term: 01/01/19 - 12/31/22, Blake Winter

Term: 01/01/19 - 12/31/22, Brianna Wills 


Number of members 


Appointed by 

City Council


The term of office of each member appointed by the City Council shall be four years, commencing on Jan. 1 of the year of appointment.


To recommend and review policies, rules, regulations, ordinances and budgets relating to parks, playgrounds, recreational centers and cultural functions of the city and make such reports to the City Council as the commission deems in the public interest. To exercise broad responsibility for the development of parks, recreation centers, playgrounds and cultural facilities to serve the City, including the creation and appointment of advisory groups to make studies.

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