Park Arts and Recreation Commission (PARC)


The Park Arts and Recreation Commission (PARC) consists of five (5) regular members serving a term of office for four (4) years each.

The exact number of Commissioners is currently set at five (5) and is established by City Council ordinance. All members are appointed by the City Council.


Regular meetings of the Park Arts and Recreation Commission (PARC) are at 6:30 PM on the second Tuesday of every month.

Powers and Duties

  • Acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council and the City Administrator on all policy matters pertaining to all parks presently established by the City Council and all future parks to be established by the City Council, and on all recreational programs, cultural arts programs, health/wellness programs, and special events for the community.
  • Assists in the development of plans for seasonal and year-round recreation, arts, special events, and health and wellness activities and programs.
  • Establishes rules and regulations, subject to the approval of the City Council, for the use of City parks and recreation facilities;
  • Adopts a master plan for the development of each City park, subject to the approval of the City Council and reviews subsequent precise plans for conformance to the master plan.

Staff Liaison

Director of Community Services and/or designated staff member(s)